Car seat saves child’s life in accident

The scene of the accident at the corner of Witkoppen Road and Douglas Drive. Photo: Facebook/Emer-G-Med

According to Emer-G-Med, on arrival paramedics found that an SUV had T-boned a car, allegedly after skipping a red light.

The two occupants of the SUV sustained minor injuries and did not require hospital transport.

The two adult occupants of the car sustained moderate injuries, one patient required extrication from the vehicle with the ‘Jaws of Life’.

The third occupant of the car was a two-year-old child who was properly secured in a car seat and was left uninjured.

Local authorities were on scene to to investigate.

Emer-G-Med urged all motorists to wear their seat belts and ensure that all passengers are properly secured.

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The child's car seat within the vehicle. Photo: Facebook/Emer-G-Med

The child’s car seat within the vehicle. Photo: Facebook/Emer-G-Med





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