Boy, 14, hospitalised after jumping from moving truck in KZN

2020-05-15 07:59
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A 14-year-old boy was hospitalised after he fell off a moving truck in Ukosi Street, near Trenance Park in Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal, on Thursday evening.

Metro Police called members of Reaction Unit South Africa out to the scene at about 19:43 to provide medical assistance to the teenager.

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On arrival, medics treated the boy for moderate injuries before transporting him to a provincial hospital by ambulance.

It was established that the water tanker the boy was travelling on was exiting the road when the teenager attempted to jump onto the back step; however, he slipped and fell from the moving vehicle.

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