4-year-old girl dies in road accident in Durban

A 4-year-old girl from died in a road accident in Clare Estate on Friday.

According to Rescue Care spokesperson, Garrith Jamieson, the paramedics arrived at the scene after receiving several calls for assistance.

“On arrival, paramedics found the body of a 4-year-old lying on the roadway. Medics assessed the child who was declared dead on scene. She sustained multiple injuries.”

He added that police came to the scene to investigate the cause of the tragic incident.

According to Road Traffic Management Corporation’s (RTMC’s) National Road Safety Strategy 2016 – 2030, vehicles cause 14.1% of fatal accidents, while human factors are responsible for 73.6% of fatalities on the roads.

According to the RTMC’s State of Road Safety Report: There were 2 097 fatal collisions in KwaZulu-Natal in 2018, a decline of 187 compared to the previous year.

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