Toddler hit by car, dies

Serowe Village PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG.
Serowe Village PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG.

A one-year-old baby boy has succumbed to car crash injuries after he was hit by a car when playing alone outside the house.

The accident occurred on Thursday afternoon at Modikwane ward in Serowe and the baby boy was rushed to Sekgoma Memorial Hospital but was later referred to Nyangabgwe Referral Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries the following morning while hospitalised.

Investigating the case, No 2 district officer commanding, Senior Superintendent Paul Oketsang said the baby’s relative, a 31-year-old man, is in custody helping the police with investigations.

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Routine child vaccination imperative

The recent Vaccination Day in Motokwe, orchestrated through collaborative efforts between UNICEF, USAID, BRCS, and the Ministry of Health, underscores a commendable stride towards fortifying child health services.The painful reality as reflected by the Ministry of Health's data regarding the decline in routine immunisation coverage since the onset of the pandemic, is a cause for concern.It underscores the urgent need to address the...

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