Nine-year-old dies in collision, another three injured

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A nine-year-old girl has died in a collision that took place in Universitas in Bloemfontein yesterday afternoon.

At approximately 15h00, ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the girl and the driver of the vehicle on the side of the road.

Unfortunately, paramedics could do nothing to save the girl and she was declared dead on the scene.

The driver of the car, a woman believed to be 45 years old, sustained moderate injuries.Another woman believed to be 50 years old and another child believed to be 12-years-old sustained minor injuries in the collision.

The patients were transported to Mediclinic Bloemfontein and another nearby hospital to receive further medical care.

The exact circumstances surrounding this incident are not yet known, but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

Statement issued by ER24