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Gauteng | An 8-year-old Boy Was Seriously Injured In Collision In Ruimsig, Jhb

An eight-year-old boy was left seriously injured this afternoon when he was knocked over by a light delivery vehicle at the Doreen and Malcolm Road intersection in Ruimsig, west of Johannesburg.

ER24 Paramedics arrived on the scene at 13h30 to find the young boy lying on the sidewalk. The vehicle that had knocked the boy over was parked

a short distance away.

Paramedics assessed the boy and found that he had sustained injuries to his head and face, leaving him in a serious condition.

The patient was treated for his injuries and provided with pain-relief medication before he was transported to Charlotte Maxeke Provincial Hospital for further care.

Fortunately, no-one from the vehicle sustained any injuries.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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