PORT ELIZABETH – A 5-year-old boy from Veeplaas was fatally wounded when a boundary wall collapsed on him on Thursday afternoon.

According to police information, at about 17:10, Olana Matisi was playing with his friends in the street when a boundary wall above the gate of a house in Mlotheni Street collapsed hitting him on his head. He was declared dead by paramedics on the scene. Matisi lived a few metres away from the incident.

Police have opened an inquest docket.

Source: South African Police Service