8-year-old patient dies after ambulance is robbed

File: An eight-year-old boy was confirmed dead on Wednesday morning after the ambulance he was being transported in was ambushed on the N2 highway near Borcherds Quarry in Cape Town. Photo: Arrive Alive/Emer-G-Med

JOHANNESBURG – An eight-year-old boy was confirmed dead on Wednesday after the ambulance he was being transported in was ambushed on the N2 highway near Borcherds Quarry in Cape Town.

The ambulance, which was on its way to the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, was held up by gunmen and robbed.

The child died at the Red Cross Children's Hospital on Wednesday afternoon.

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