An accident this morning at the Marshal and
Dorp Road intersection in
Polokwane left ten children between the ages of six and eleven-years
This is after the vehicle they were
travelling in lost control and rolled over coming to a standstill on its
ER24 Spokesperson Russel Meiring said three
ER24 ambulances arrived on scene and found one six-year-old girl trapped inside
the vehicle which was lying on its side.
Meiring said the other young patients were
all scattered on the road. Paramedics
then immediately started extrication of the young girl trapped in the vehicle.
“Once she was free advance life support was
performed on her. Nine other children were treated for their injuries ranging
from minor to moderate. All the patients
were transported to a nearby hospital for further treatment” Meiring added.
The exact details of the cause of the
accident will remain the subject of a police investigation.
Labels: Ten children injured in an accident in Polokwane