8 Month old Ejected during accident

Administrator
May 19, 2017
2 Shares 4,846 Views

Thursday evening IPSS Medical Rescue were dispatched to a single vehicle accident on the N2. According to the caller, they had their 7 month old baby in the vehicle and could not locate him following the accident.

Multiple units were dispatched to the scene. Upon arrival, the mother of the child approached our medics holding her child in her arms. She advised us that the child was found a distance away from the vehicle unresponsive and she had started mouth to mouth ventilation when the baby responded with a cry.

The child was moved into the IPSS Medical Rescue Intensive Care Ambulance, where an advanced life support intervention was initiated by our Paramedic. The child was intubated and place on a ventilator prior to being transported to hospital for further care.

3 additional people were injured and taken to hospital.

UPDATE – The 8 month old child has succumbed to the injuries. The vehicle was being driven by the mothers brother and not the father as previously thought, the other passenger, a young female was also a family member.

Source – IPSS Medical Rescue

Comments

You may be interested

Suspects linked to double murder in KZN traced in Gauteng
Featured
57 shares10,049 views
Featured
57 shares10,049 views

Suspects linked to double murder in KZN traced in Gauteng

News Guy - Nov 13, 2018

Three suspects are expected to appear in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate's court on Monday in connection with the kidnapping and murder…

Windows 10 Updates: A Survival Guide
Fashion
4 shares185 views
Fashion
4 shares185 views

Windows 10 Updates: A Survival Guide

News Guy - Nov 11, 2018

With Windows 10 Microsoft took automatic updates to the next level. Prior to this latest operating system, the company encouraged users to…

KZN is facing a Salmonella outbreak: over 20 people hospitalised
Ballito News
475 shares24,379 views
Ballito News
475 shares24,379 views

KZN is facing a Salmonella outbreak: over 20 people hospitalised

News Guy - Nov 11, 2018

At least 20 people have been hospitalised owing to salmonella poisoning in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, eNCA reported on Saturday. Lancet Laboratories…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.