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[ALRODE] – Child struck by bakkie, left critically injured.

A 4-year-old boy was left critically injured yesterday morning when he was struck by a bakkie at the Old Vereeniging and Dan Jacobs Road intersection in Alrode.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find the child lying on the pavement. The bakkie that struck the child was parked a short distance away.
Medics assessed the child and found that he had sustained numerous injuries and was in a critical condition.
The child was treated and provided with several advanced life support interventions before he was airlifted by a private medical helicopter to Charlotte MAxeke Hospital for further care.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.