Boy killed in car crash in Durban

Boy killed in car crash in Durban

A nine-year-old boy who was badly hurt in a crash involving a truck at an intersection south of Durban has died in hospital. 

M7 Solomon Mahlangu Drive crash
Rescue Care

The child was travelling with his father and brother in their car when their vehicle collided with a truck at the corner of the M7 Solomon Mahlangu Drive and Titren Road on Monday. 

Rescue Care spokesperson, Garrith Jamieson says the little boy was found lying on the side of the road in a critical condition. 

He'd suffered a cardiac arrest, but medics managed to resuscitate him before taking him to hospital. 

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"Unfortunately due to the severity of his injuries, he passed away a few hours later. The farther and other child were transported to a nearby hospital with moderate injuries, and the truck driver sustained minor injuries was transported to the hospital."

"At this stage, the events leading up to the collision are known. However, SAPS will be investigating further," he says. 

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