Boy saved by child seat as car, tanker collide

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A 4-year-old boy was saved by his child seat and restraints when the car he was in and a full milk tanker collided on State Highway 1 near Palmerston.

The boy was extremely lucky to survive the crash yesterday with just a cut to his knee, Senior Constable Stefan Witehira said.

“The 4-year-old was in a child seat and restrained and I would, without a doubt, say that has saved him from serious injury or worse,” he said.

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