There was mayhem and blood on the streets of Bonteheuwel on New Year’s Eve when 10 children were mowed down by a drunk driver.
Shocked residents say the man, who is known to them, drove off after the incident and hasn’t been seen since.
The resident, who asked not to be named, says the teens, aged between 14 and 17, were braaiing and dancing to loud music in the street, watched over by some of their parents, when a man who had attended a party at another house decided to drive home “dik gesuip”.
“It is traditional in Bonteheuwel for people to have street parties (on New Year’s Eve).
“My kids were inside already and I just heard screaming.
“We went out to see and the kids were just lying in their own blood.
“Two kids had minor injuries and two could be stitched up at Vanguard Hospital, but the other six were rushed to Groote Schuur Hospital and Somerset Hospital with serious head and leg injuries, “ says the woman.
“People say after running down the kids, he just drove off in his bakkie.”
Bonteheuwel ward councillor Angus McKenzie expressed shock at the incident and said charges have been laid against the driver.
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