At least 10 young children were injured this morning when the driver of the bakkie they were travelling in lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a traffic light.
The incident occurred in Edendale Road in Pietermaritzburg.
ER24 paramedics and other services attended to the incident and found children sitting on the pavement. Upon assessment of the children understood to be between the ages of about seven to 10, it was found that they sustained minor to moderate injuries.
They were treated and transported to local hospitals for further medical care.
The exact cause of the incident is unknown.
Authorities were on scene for further investigations.
Source – ER24