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Road Accident In Durban Claims Life Of Seven-Year-Old Girl

Upon assessment, paramedics found that the light motor vehicle had seven occupants. Sadly, a seven-year-old girl was found unresponsive and had sustained multiple injuries.

On Thursday morning, a devastating road accident claimed the life of a seven-year-old girl in Newlands, Durban.

The accident occurred just before 7 am on Inanda near Parlock Road, involving a taxi and a light motor vehicle. This tragic incident has left the community in mourning and raised concerns about road safety.

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ALS paramedics responded swiftly to the scene, encountering severe wreckage from the collision. Spokesperson Garrith Jamieson reported that the accident involved a rear-end collision between a taxi and a vehicle transporting school children.

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Road Accident In Durban Claims Life Of Seven-Year-Old Girl

Upon assessment, paramedics found that the light motor vehicle had seven occupants. Sadly, a seven-year-old girl was found unresponsive and had sustained multiple injuries. Despite their best efforts, paramedics could not revive her, and she was declared deceased at the scene.

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In addition to the tragic loss, five other children in the vehicle sustained various injuries. Paramedics promptly stabilized them on-site before transporting them to different hospitals in Durban for further medical care.

The driver of the vehicle was also injured. Fortunately, the occupants of the taxi were not harmed in the accident.

Road Accident In Durban Claims Life Of Seven-Year-Old Girl-SurgeZirc SA
Road Accident In Durban Claims Life Of Seven-Year-Old Girl

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At this stage, the exact circumstances leading up to the collision remain unclear. The South African Police Service (SAPS) was present at the scene and has initiated an investigation to determine the cause of the accident.

This week has been particularly harrowing for the community, as it comes shortly after another tragic accident on the M4, involving a nine-month-pregnant woman and her unborn child.

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Parusha Naidoo for SurgeZirc SA
Parusha Naidoo for SurgeZirc SA
Parusha Naidoo is a skilled journalist who writes local and world news for SurgeZirc South Africa. With a passion for delivering accurate and reliable information, Parusha has become a trusted voice in the news industry. With years of experience in the field, Parusha has developed a keen eye for identifying important stories and presenting them in a clear and concise manner.
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