Bakkie runs over boy (10)

2011-04-11 00:00

A TEN-YEAR-OLD boy was critically injured after he was hit by a bakkie on Friday afternoon.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said reports indicate that the child ran in front of a vehicle on the N2 just outside Port Shepstone.

When paramedics from Margate arrived on the scene they found the critically injured child lying on the roadway, said Botha.

After placing him on a ventilator and immobilising him on a trauma board, they took the boy to the Port Shepstone Provincial Hospital for further treatment. — WR.

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