Gate pillar knocks woman to death

Gofaone Koogotsitse
ILLUSTRATION: Accident scene

A 38-year-old woman at Nyorosi ward in Kanye reportedly died in a freak accident after a pillar fell over her while opening the gate for her boyfriend’s truck on Monday morning.

It is alleged that while sliding the gate the truck rear wheel hit the pillar and it fell on top of the woman.

Sejelo police Station Commander, Superintendent Mogomotsi Matlapeng, confirmed that they received a report the fateful day of the accident.

“The police rushed to the scene after receiving the report and upon arrival they found that the woman was already taken to the hospital where she was certified dead,” he explained.

The deceased allegedly sustained injuries on the arm and head, her lifeless body is still awaiting post- mortem at the mortuary.

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