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Five injured after scaffolding collapses

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Five people were injured when the scaffolding they were on collapsed at a construction site on Steve Biko Street in Pretoria earlier this morning.

The men fell between 10 to 15 metres from the scaffolding. 

When ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene they found the patients scattered on the ground. 

They were assessed. Three patients sustained critical injuries and two sustained moderate injuries.

They were treated and transported to local hospitals for further medical care.

The exact cause of the incident is unknown.

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