Boy slams head into rocks at Port Edward beach

2013-12-23 10:25

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Johannesburg - An 8-year-old boy was seriously hurt when he bashed his head into rocks at Silver Beach, in Port Edward, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said on Monday.

He was in a serious, but stable condition in hospital following the incident on Sunday afternoon, said NSRI spokesperson Craig Lambinon.

A 23-year-old Pretoria North man was also seriously injured there on Sunday when his leg was crushed by a boat, said Lambinon. He too was in a serious, but stable condition in hospital.

Lambinon said rescue workers also had to help a 34-year-old man after a fishing hook penetrated his hand, and two men whose jet ski sank at Silver Beach on Sunday.

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