A head-on collision between a
SUV and a bakkie on the Ou Kaapse weg in Silvermine resulted in the death of a
5-year-old boy and another injured yesterday.
Emergency services found both
vehicles off the road when they arrived. Both vehicles were severely
Paramedics found an unknown
person performing CPR on a 5-year-old boy.
Paramedics immediately took
over and provided the child with advanced life support interventions. No vital
signs returned and the boy was declared dead.
Another boy, also aged
5-years-old, sustained moderate injuries. He was treated and transported to the
Red Cross Hospital.
The driver of the SUV did not
sustain any injuries. The driver of the bakkie sustained minor injuries but
declined transportation to hospital.
Labels: Car accident leaves 5 year old boy dead.