1 dead, child critical in Johannesburg horror crash

2016-07-05 22:31


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Johannesburg – A horror crash in Johannesburg on Tuesday afternoon left one person dead and a child in critical condition.

According to EMER-G-MED the accident involved a head-on collision between a truck and another vehicle.

The accident happened on the R25 near the entrance of Serengeti estate, just east of Johannesburg.

"Paramedics stabilised the child, performing multiple advanced life support interventions before the patient was transported by medical helicopter to a specialist trauma hospital for further management," a statement said.

Two people were in the truck and sustained minor injuries.

Local authorities will investigate the cause of the incident.

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