Girl (12) critical after being hit by bakkie

2012-11-07 00:00

A TWELVE-YEAR-OLD schoolgirl was critically injured when she was hit by a vehicle on Kingsway Road, Warner Beach, yesterday morning.

The girl’s mother reported that the child was running across the road to take a photo of the sunrise over the sea at 6.20 am when she got in the way of a bakkie, said Netcare 911 coastal spokesperson Chris Botha.

“Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the child had been flung about 10 metres before landing flat on the road.”

She was stabilised and taken to Prince Mshiyeni Hospital, said Botha.

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