A 14-year-old boy was rushed to hospital with “severe internal injuries” after being “crushed” by a tire, paramedics said.
Netcare 911 spokesman Shawn Herbst said the incident happened at a high school in Gauteng’s East Rand around noon on Monday – year old boy. A sports coach nearby, who heard the calls for help, managed to lift the tire off the boy, “said Herbst.
The teenager was in the school’s first aid room treated.
“When the paramedics arrived, they found that the child had serious internal injuries. He was treated on site while a Netcare 911 rescue helicopter was activated. After stabilization, the patient was flown to a specialized medical facility. ”