Three people were injured this
morning, including a ten year old boy, after a head on collision between a taxi
and light motor vehicle at the Blair Athol and Torlage Road intersection in New
Germany, KwaZulu Natal.
ER24 Russel Meiring reported
that ER24 paramedics responded to the scene, and on arrival found the two
wrecked vehicles parked on the side of the road.
Both vehicles had sustained a
serious amount of damage in the collision.
A mother and ten-year old were
found seated next to their vehicle while the other driver of the taxi was found
lying next to the roadside wall.
All three patients for their injuries
and thereafter transported to nearby hospital for further care.
Meanwhile a six year old boy
has been killed this morning following a collision on Vaal Drive in
ER24 paramedics were called to
the scene by members of public and immediately responded.
ER 24 Spokesperson Russel
Meiring mentioned on arrival paramedics found a light motor vehicle lying on
the side of the road next to a tree.
It is understood that the
vehicle had rolled multiple times and then crashed through the wall.
On assessment, paramedics
found a six year old boy lying inside the vehicle with no signs of life.
The male driver sat outside
his vehicles in a serious condition.
Paramedics removed the child
from the vehicle and immediately began their treatment and CPR interventions.
After 25 minutes of CPR, the child’s
vital signs returned.
The male driver was treated
for his injuries and both patients were transported for urgent treatment.
Unfortunately the child
succumbed to his injuries shortly after arriving at Mediclinic Emfuleni.
The causes of these collisions
are not yet known but local authorities were on scene for further
Labels: Three injured and a six year old killed in collisions this morning