STATEMENT BY NETCARE 911:
At 15H10 Monday afternoon Netcare 911 responded to reports of a pedestrian vehicle collision on the R102 Umkomaas.
Reports from the scene indicate that a 10-year-old male was crossing the road when he was struck down by a mini-bus taxi.
The patient was treated on scene by an Emergency Care Practitioner and due to the nature of his injuries the Netcare 5 specialised helicopter ambulance was called to airlift the the child to a specialist facility for the care he needed.
All necessary authorities were on scene.