Incidents January 29, 2020
[POTCHEFSTROOM] – Bakkie and car collide leaving three injured.
Three people were left injured yesterday afternoon, including a young boy, when a light motor vehicle crashed into the side of a bakkie on MC Roode Road in Potchefstroom.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 15h00 to find the bakkie and light motor vehicle on the side of the road. A man, elderly woman and a 4-year-old boy were found lying near their vehicles.
Medics assessed the patients and found that the man had sustained moderate injuries while the elderly woman had sustained minor injuries. The 4-year-old boy was assessed and found to have sustained serious injuries.
The patients were treated for their injuries and the young boy provided with pain-relief medication before they were transported to Mediclinic Potchefstroom for further care.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.