A nine-year-old boy was seriously injured when he was knocked down by a car in Caluza Road in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, on Sunday afternoon, paramedics said.
ER24 paramedics arrrived on the scene and found a car stopped in the middle of the road. A young boy lay just a few feet away, ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring said.
Paramedics assessed the boy and found that he had sustained serious injuries to his head, back, and pelvis. They treated the young patient and thereafter transported him to Edendale Hospital for further treatment. The driver of the car escaped without injury, he said.