Zimbabwean woman carrying baby on back hit, killed by car in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA: A Zimbabwean woman was killed and her baby seriously injured, when they were hit by a car on the N1 between Beaufort West and Leeu Gamka on Saturday afternoon, Western Cape traffic authorities have confirmed.

Traffic chief Kenny Africa said the pedestrian, a 34-year-old Zimbabwean woman, had gotten out of a car to cross the road to use toilet.

She had been carrying the baby on her back.

The woman sustained fatal injuries and the baby was seriously hurt when the Nissan – driving in the direction on Beaufort West – hit them, he said.

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