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Boy dies after being hit by metro cop car

Pretoria - A metro police vehicle has knocked over and killed a Pretoria boy, police said on Wednesday.

Captain Reineth Motlana confirmed they were investigating a case of culpable homicide following the accident in the north of Pretoria on Friday.

File photo. Credit: INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS

“I cannot comment any further as the case is still under investigation,” she said.

According to the Beeld newspaper 17-year-old Rudi Lettau was riding his bicycle on Brits Road when the unmarked metro police vehicle hit his bicycle.

Lettau, who was the deputy head boy of Hoërskool Pretoria-Noord, suffered critical head and leg injuries.

He died on the scene.

Sapa

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