Girl, 8, killed in Cape Town crash

2013-04-25 20:03
Johannesburg - A child died after two cars collided in Southfield in Cape Town on Thursday, paramedics said.

The girl, believed to be 8, died in the afternoon, said ER24 spokesperson Derrick Banks.

"Paramedics responded to the scene and found the two vehicles in the road. [They] were shown to where the little girl was lying on the back seat. She was unresponsive and paramedics started CPR and advanced life support intervention was performed to help save her life."

Banks said the girl was taken to a nearby hospital, but died due to the extent of her injuries.

The cause of the accident was still unclear.

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