Joubert Park pedestrian crash leaves teenager critical

10 Pedestrian Safety TipsA teenager is in a critical condition following a pedestrian accident on Nugget Street near Hancock Street in Joubert Park, Johannesburg.

Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived at the scene and found a sixteen-year-old boy lying on the ground after he was knocked over by a vehicle.

Upon assessment of the teenager, paramedics found that he had sustained critical injuries during the accident.

The boy was treated at the scene and rushed to hospital for the urgent medical care and treatment that he required, under the care of an advanced life support paramedic.

Exact detail surrounding the cause of the pedestrian accident and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation.

The occupant of the vehicle was not injured during the accident.