Pupil seriously injured after being hit by taxi in Durban

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Chris Hani Road was closed after a minibus taxi knocked down a pupil. PHOTO: supplied
Chris Hani Road was closed after a minibus taxi knocked down a pupil. PHOTO: supplied

A 15-year-old pupil is fighting for her life after she was hit by a taxi in Chris Hani Road, Durban, on Thursday morning.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst said the injured pupil was assessed at the scene and found to have sustained serious injuries.

“The patient was treated on scene by a Netcare 911 emergency care practitioner and once stabilised was flown by Netcare 911 helicopter to a specialist facility for the urgent care that she required,” Herbst said.

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