A 16-year-old boy was left seriously injured this morning after he was hit by a light motor vehicle on the P91 Road in Kempton Park.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 07h07 and found the young patient lying on the side of the road with the vehicle parked a few metres away.
On assessment, paramedics found the patient had sustained serious injuries to his legs, leaving him in a serious condition.
Paramedics treated the patient and provided him with advanced life support interventions. Once treated, the patient was transported to Thembisa Hospital for urgent treatment.
It is understood that the boy had been walking to school when he was hit by the vehicle.
Local authorities were on scene for further investigations.