Boy of eight years old hit by car in Shakas Kraal

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An Eight-year-old-boy has been seriously injured after he was struck by a vehicle on the R102 in Shakaskraal this afternoon. Reports indicate that the child tried to run across the roadway when he landed in front of a vehicle that came hurtling down the road.

Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found that child lying on the roadway, after he was skilfully immobilised on a trauma board and stabilised at the scene paramedics transported him, to a hospital in Stanger for the care that he required.