[ASHBURTON] – Man seriously injured after falling from bridge.
A 65-year-old man was left seriously injured this morning after he fell from the Ashburton Bridge onto the N3 highway in Ashburton, KwaZulu Natal.
ER24 personnel arrived on the scene at 08h45 to find the man lying in the emergency lane of the highway. A security member was already in attendance.
Medics assessed the man and found that he had sustained numerous injuries to his legs and was in a serious condition.
The man was treated for his injuries and provided with pain-relief medication before he was transported to Mediclinic Pietermaritzburg for further care.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.