[VANDERBIJLPARK] – Child left critical following collision.
A 12-year-old girl was left critically injured this afternoon when she was struck by a cash-in-transit vehicle at the Lious Trichard and Thunderberg Road Intersection in Vanderbijlpark.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 14h15 to find the girl lying in the left-hand lane. The cash-in-transit vehicle was found parked a few metres away.
Medics assessed the girl and found that she had sustained a serious head injury, leaving her in a critical condition.
The girl was treated for her injuries and provided with several advanced life support interventions before she was transported to Sebokeng Provincial Hospital for urgent care.
Fortunately, no-one from the cash-in-transit vehicle sustained any injuries.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.