MOTHER SACRIFICES HER LIFE TO SAVE TODDLER

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A Mitchells Plain mother pushing her toddler in a pram was killed when a “speeding” 4×4 bakkie hit her and allegedly drove off.

Witnesses say the 33-year-old woman died saving her two-year old daughter, whom she managed to push out of harm’s way.

The incident happened on Friday just before 2pm, on the corner of Eisleben and Morgenster roads.

It is believed Edwina Nefdt, 33, was walking with her daughter to a shop nearby and was crossing the road when the driver of a gold- coloured 4×4 made a quick turn and allegedly came speeding towards them from Eisleben Road.

Witnesses say the mother saw what was going to happen and shoved the pram out of the way and she was hit by the large vehicle.

The pram was untouched, and her daughter rolled to safety.

Edwina died at the scene.

Olivia Carolus, 48, from New Woodlands, says she watched the incident from the side of the road.

“That gold bakkie was speeding. He just kept on coming and she was already in the road. She had no time to do anything,

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