Child, Two Others Injured In Vehicle Collision

PICTURE: ER24,

SPRINGS: An 8-year-old boy sustained serious injuries and two others sustained minor injuries after a bakkie and a light motor vehicle collided on Paul Kruger road in Springs this afternoon.

When ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene just after 16H00, another medical service was already in attendance and was busy assessing the boy in the back of the ambulance. Upon further assessment, it was found that the boy sustained serious injuries.
 
The ER24 Oneplan helicopter was activated to transport the boy to hospital for further medical care.
 
ER24, as well as another medical service on the scene, transported the other two patients to hospital for further medical care.
 
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident were not yet known to our paramedics but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.