DURBAN – At 7am today, a taxi and motor vehicle collided on the corner of South Coast road and Blamey road, Durban killing one child (7) and critically injuring another (4).
It is alleged that the children were getting a lift to school, when the taxi crashed into the side of the car.
Rescue care Paramedics arrived on scene to find two children, that were passengers in the car, in a critical condition, one child went in to cardiac arrest and despite resuscitation effort the 7-year-old child passed away on scene.
The second child, a 4-year-old who was also in a critic condition, was placed on a manual ventilator and transported to a near by hospital.
Garrith Jamieson of Rescue care reported that SAPS are on scene, however, the road way is still blocked.