Seven year old critical after collision

20140607-151748-55068537.jpg A seven-year-old boy is in a critical condition after he was hit by a bakkie on a rural road near Matipa Village near Tzaneen, Limpopo. ER24 paramedics arrived on scene and found emergency personnel from a nearby clinic already treating the young child. Paramedics took over treatment, providing the patient with advanced life support for his severe leg injuries he sustained. The AMS medical helicopter was later called to transport the patient to a nearby hospital for further treatment. The driver of the bakkie did not sustain any injuries. Local authorities were on scene for further investigations.