[RADIOKOP] – Two pedestrians injured in two-vehicle collision.
A woman and her two-year-old boy were injured this afternoon when they were struck by a light motor vehicle following a collision on Christiaan De Wet Road in Radiokop, Johannesburg.
eR24 medics arrived on the scene to find the mother and child lying on the centre median. One light motor vehicle was found in the oncoming traffic while the second vehicle was found in the middle of the road.
Medics assessed the patients and found that both the mother and two-year-old girl had sustained moderate injuries. Fortunately, the drivers of both vehicles escaped injury.
ER24 medics treated the two patients and thereafter transported them to Lenmed Randfontein for further care.
Whist on route to hospital, the child’s condition rapidly deteriorated. Medics provided the child with further treatment before she handed over to hospital staff.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.