Child knocked over by taxi in Pietermaritzburg

Arrive Alive tweet slow downA boy believed to be nine years of age was knocked over by a taxi on the R56 Richmond road, outside Pietermaritzburg, this afternoon.

ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene and found the child sitting on the edge of the road.

Upon assessment by paramedics it was found that the child sustained moderate injuries.

He was treated and transported to the Edendale Hospital for further medical care.

The exact cause of the incident is unknown. Authorities were on scene for further investigations.

Chitra Bodasing

ER24 spokesperson