Phoenix accident – boy dies

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One of the three boys knocked down by a car in Durban’s Phoenix area has died of his injuries, paramedics said on Thursday.

Netcare 911 spokeswoman Santi Steinmann said paramedics found the boys, aged nine, 11, and 16 in a critical condition on Wednesday evening.

“The boys required advanced life support intervention and [were] rushed to hospital for the urgent medical care they required,” said Steinmann.

She confirmed on Thursday that the 16-year old had succumbed to his injuries overnight.

The cause of the accident was not known yet.

– Sapa


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