Free State woman, disabled son hit by truck

Johannesburg - A woman died and her disabled son was seriously injured when they were hit by a truck in Bloemfontein, Free State, on Sunday, paramedics said.

"A report from the scene indicates that the mother was pushing her son in a wheelchair to church when they were hit by a truck," Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said.

The woman died at the scene. Her son was taken to a nearby hospital.