PUPIL (18) HIT BY CAR

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A SCHOOL pupil was se­ri­ously in­jured yes­ter­day af­ter­noon when he was knocked over by a bakkie on Carter Road.

ER24 spokesper­son Rus­sel Meir­ing said the pupil, be­lieved to be 18 years old, was ly­ing on the back of the bakkie be­ing treated by a mem­ber of the pub­lic. He had sus­tained sev­eral in­juries to his face, legs and chest, leav­ing him in a se­ri­ous con­di­tion.

He was treated for his in­juries and pro­vided with ad­vanced life sup­port in­ter­ven­tions be­fore be­ing trans­ported to Medi­clinic. The driver was not in­jured.

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