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[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.