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KZN: Young boy cyclist dies after being hit by car

KwaZulu-Natal: At 15H10 Saturday afternoon Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on Nyathi Road under the N2 bridge in Athlone Park, South of Durban.

Reports from the scene indicate that a male child riding a bicycle was struck down by a light motor vehicle.

Paramedics assessed the scene and found that the child was in a critical condition due to massive trauma to his head and chest and required Advanced Life Support intervention.

While paramedics were stabilising him, he went into cardiac arrest.

A full advanced life support resuscitation was initiated however the patients injuries were too severe and he tragically succumbed to his injuries.

The patient was declared deceased on the scene.

Shawn Herbst
Media Liaison Officer
Netcare Limited
Netcare 911
 

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