Child (8) hit by car
DURBAN – A young child was critically injured in a pedestrian accident on Brickfield Road at 2pm today.
The eight-year-old girl was knocked by a passing car as she crossed Felix Dlamin Road (Brickfield Road). She was found lying in the roadway with a critical head injury and Rescue Care Advanced Life support paramedics immediately placed the child on a ventilator before rushing her to a nearby hospital for the further care required.The child was crossing the road without adult supervision when she was hit by the car.
At this stage the exact cause of the collision is unknown however SAPS were on the scene and will be investigating further.