Toddler dies after mother allegedly reverses car into him

A two-year-old Graaff-Reinet boy has died after his mother allegedly reversed her car into him, Eastern Cape police said on Saturday.(iStock)

Police spokesperson Captain Bradley Rawlinson confirmed they were investigating a case of culpable homicide following the boy’s death around 17:30 on Thursday.

“It is alleged that a two-year-old child was killed when the child’s mother reversed her vehicle, not knowing the child was behind the car, causing serious injury to the child,” said¬†Rawlinson.

The child was taken to Midlands Hospital but was certified dead on arrival.

Investigations are under way, and no arrests have been made as yet, he said.