Child 8 seriously injured after running across road into side of moving vehicle



An eight year-old-boy sustained serious injuries after running into the side of a moving vehicle along Prince Street Umbogintwini this afternoon just after 15.00. Reports from the scene indicate that the child and a friend tried to run across the road towards the shopping centre when he ran into the side of a vehicle traveling south.

Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the child at the side of the road with a local doctor attending to him. After the child was stabilised and skilfully immobilised on a trauma board paramedics transported him to a local hospital for the care that he required.