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Nadia Bond, 8, from Kraaifontein, Cape Town was walking to a house nearby to visit a friend when she was hit by a car on Friday, September 18. She died the next day in hospital. Her heartbroken father John Bond said she suffered internal bleeding, a broken neck and extensive brain damage.
Bond said the driver transported his daughter to the Kraaifontein Day Hospital without calling an ambulance. He said the family only heard she had been injured when they got a call to say their daughter was at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital.
John wrote on social media:
"Nothing stops it from being real now, no more hope, you’re gone but I still hear you calling. And I don’t know where to look, baby, I can’t find you…"
Nadia’s mother Adrie said her family received a call from staff at the Red Cross informing them that Nadia’s liver and kidneys were a successful match for three other children. "She is a real angel,” Adrie said.
The family decided to donate Nadia’s organs because they felt that saving other children’s lives was what she would have wanted. Police spokesperson Noloyiso Rwexana said a case of culpable homicide was being investigated. Bradley Gysman, 22, appeared in the Kuils River Magistrate’s Court on Monday in connection with Nadia’s death. Gysman was granted bail of R2000.
Source: IOL News