An eighteen year old boy is in a critical condition after he was struck by a truck on 18th avenue and corner Meyer street in Wonderboom, Pretoria.
The exact detail to the cause of the accident will remain a subject for police investigation and comment.
When Netcare911 paramedics arrived on scene, we found the boy lying underneath the truck with serious injuries.
Paramedics managed to stabilise the boy on scene before transporting him to a nearby hospital for further medical care.
This accident happened this afternoon at about 16h15.