[GEORGE INDUSTRIA] – Truck rear-ends another leaving man seriously injured.
A man, believed to be in his 30s, was left seriously injured this morning when a truck rear-ended another on Meul Road in George Industria, George.
ER24 paramedics, along with the Metro Rescue and George Fire Services, arrived on the scene to find the two trucks on the side of the road. One man was found lying trapped inside the vehicle.
Medics assessed the man and found that he had sustained serious injuries to his legs.
Metro Rescue and George Fire Services had to use specialised tools to free the man from the vehicle. Once freed, the man was treated for his injuries and was provided with pain-relief medication before he was transported to Mediclinic George for further treatment.
The driver of the other truck fortunately escaped injury.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.