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[OAKDENE] Man found pinned between two vehicles

A 38-year-old man was left in a critical condition when he was pinned between a car and a truck on Comaro Street south of Johannesburg.

Shortly before 7pm on Saturday evening, paramedics from ER24 arrived on the scene where they found the man still pinned between the two vehicles. The light motor vehicle’s bumper had to be removed to free the man. Upon assessment, paramedics found that the man sustained several critical injuries. He was stabilised on the scene and rushed to Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital for further care.

Bystanders explained that the man was crossing the road when one of the vehicles crashed into the other with the man in the middle. However, the exact circumstances surrounding the collision will be investigated. Local authorities attended the scene.