Mom witnesses crash that kills baby, injures husband

2015-10-04 08:22
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Pretoria - A two-year-old died when a car collided with a truck on Simon Vermooten Road in Pretoria early on Sunday morning, paramedics said.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said the child's father sustained serious injuries. The mother, who was in a separate car behind them witnessed the crash.

There was no immediate information on whether the child was a boy or a girl.

"Paramedics arrived at the scene and found that the 2-year-old-child had tragically died due to the extensive injuries sustained, the father was in a serious condition," Botha said.

"After the man was stabilised at the scene they transported him to a nearby hospital for the care that he required."

The cause of the accident was being investigated.

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