Teen critical after taxi drags him for 18m
10 March 2016, 17:56
Johannesburg - A 14-year-old pupil is in a critical
condition after he was struck by a minibus taxi and dragged for about 18 metres
on Louis Botha Avenue in Houghton, Johannesburg, on Thursday, paramedics said.
"The boy was on his way to school when he was hit and
dragged for about 18m by the taxi," Netcare 911 spokesperson Athlenda
Mathe said when paramedics arrived on the scene, they
managed to stabilise the boy who was critically injured.
He was then rushed to a nearby hospital.