Boy, 2, killed by falling TV set

2012-04-17 17:42
Johannesburg - A 2-year-old boy died after a television set fell on him in Randburg, Gauteng paramedics said on Tuesday.

Netcare911 spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks said the boy suffered critical injuries at a home in Cosmo City on Monday evening.

"Common cause suggests the boy was crushed by the television."

The boy was stabilised at a nearby hospital before he was airlifted to Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital in Johannesburg.

Wicks said the boy died shortly afterwards.

"The cause of the incident and the series of events preceding it remain uncertain."

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