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SERIOUS ACCIDENT

YOUNG CHILD INJURED ON

KELBURN CAB.

An accident, resulting in serious injury to the ten-year-old daughter of Mr. and.Mrs. J. M. Smith, of 18, Glasgowstreet, Kelburn, occurred on the Kelburn cable car shortly after 9 o'clock this morning. The young girl,' it appears, was making the trip to town on one of. the cars, and, on reaching the Kelburn Avenue terminus, it is said that she stepped off before the conveyance had been brought to a standstill. She slipped under the car, and the two" front wheels passed over one. of the girl's feet before the car could bo stopped. It was necessary to take the car some little distance up the hill befova the girl could be extricated. The ini"ured child was at once token to the 'üblic Hospital by motor-car. It was . found that the child's right foot was injured to such an extent that amputation was necessary. The operation was performed- this afternoon, and! the little girl is reported to be as well as can be expected. Her left hand was also crushed. Mr. Smim, the father of the injured child, is an inspector for the New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Co., Ltd.

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SERIOUS ACCIDENT, Evening Post, Volume XCIX, Issue 150, 25 June 1920

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SERIOUS ACCIDENT Evening Post, Volume XCIX, Issue 150, 25 June 1920

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