7 Oct 2017, Olievenhoutbosch: An eleven-year-old girl sustained serious injuries when a vehicle collided with her in Olievenhoutbosch this evening.
At approximately 5.30pm, paramedics from ER24 arrived on the scene where they found the girl on the side of the road. Paramedics found her with extensive injuries to both her upper legs. She was stabilised on scene and rushed to a nearby hospital for further care.
It is understood from bystanders that the girl was sitting on the side of the road when a vehicle veered onto the side and collided with her.
They (bystanders) explained that the vehicle left the scene shortly after colliding with the girl. According to bystanders, they reported the incident to local authorities.