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[EPPING INDUSTRIAL] – Man left injured following industrial accident.

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A 43-year-old man was left seriously injured this morning following an industrial accident at a factory in Epping Industrial in the Western Cape.

ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 06h45 to find the Metro Rescue and Cape Town Fire Services already in attendance.

It is understood that the patient’s foot had become lodged in a large machine, as he had been walking past. Rescue Services had to use specialized equipment to free the man’s leg. Once freed, paramedics treated the man and provided him with pain-relief medication before he was transported to a nearby private hospital for further care.

The cause of the incident is not yet known.

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