12 Year old struck by vehicle in the Westmead area in Pinetown

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A twelve-year-old boy has sustained serious injuries after he was struck by a vehicle on Goodwood road and corner Hillclimb road in the Westmead area in Pinetown.

It is alleged that the boy who was on his way to school, was running across to the other side of the road when he was hit by a light motor vehicle.

Netcare911 paramedics managed to stabilise the injured boy on scene before transporting him to a nearby hospital for further medical care.

Police are investigating the matter.

The accident happened at about 08h15.