Incidents October 15, 2020
[DUNCANVILLE] – Man left critically injured in industrial accident.
A man in his 40s was left critically injured this morning following an industrial accident at a factory on Abie Street in Duncanville.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 10h27 and were lead into the factory where the patient was found.
On closer inspection, medics found a man in his 40s lying near a large machine. Several colleagues were found providing the man with first aid.
Medics assessed the man and found that he had suffered an amputation to his right arm, leaving him in a critical condition.
The man was treated for his injury and provided with advanced life support interventions before he was transported to Mediclinic Vereeniging for stabilisation. After the man was in a stable condition, the man was transported to a private hospital in Johannesburg for further care.
The details surrounding this incident are not yet known, but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.