Pupil dies at Benoni school


An ER24 emergency vehicle.

BENONI - A pupil has died after collapsing under a tree at Liverpool Secondary School on the East Rand.

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said paramedics responded to the school after reports that the 17-year-old boy had collapsed at the school.

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"Paramedics assessed the patient and found that he showed no signs of life, CPR and advanced life support interventions were immediately initiated, in an effort to revive the patient.

"Unfortunately, after approximately 30 minutes, no vital signs returned and he was declared dead," said Meiring.

The details surrounding this incident are not yet known.