A ten-year-old-girl has tragically died after she was struck by a vehicle along Clair Road Durban this morning at around 07h35. Reports indicate that the child was crossing the road by the traffic lights on her way to school when she landed in front of the vehicle.
Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain a subject for police investigation and comment.
Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the child lying unresponsive on the roadway. After placing her on a ventilator and skillfully immobilizing her on a trauma board, they transported the patient to a hospital in Durban for the care that she required. Tragically the patients died soon after her arrival at hospital.