Merrivale - Teenager Hit By Train. A 16yr old boy is in a serious condition after being knocked over...

Merrivale - Teenager Hit By Train.

A 16yr old boy is in a serious condition after being knocked over by a train near D292 in Merrivale this afternoon.

Midlands EMS paramedics arrived on the scene with SAPS Search and Rescue and


were directed by the local community to where the young boy was lying.

Paramedics assessed the patient and found he had sustained a head injury and multiple cuts. Advanced life support intervention was performed on the patient and was placed on a specialised board before being carried to a waiting ambulance, then transported to Greys Provincial Hospital for further medical care.

It is believed that the young teen was crossing the railway line when the incident occurred. The local


authorities were called to the scene and would investigate the incident further.

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