[KRUGERSDORP] – Man left critically injured in industrial accident.
A 29-year-old man was left critically injured this morning following an industrial accident at a factory in Krugersdorp.
ER24 paramedics, along with another service, arrived on the scene to find a 29-year-old man trapped by his legs inside a large machine.
Paramedics assessed the man and found that he was in a critical condition, having sustained serious injuries to both his lower legs.
Rescue paramedics, along with the workers from the factory, cut the machinery apart using a plasma cutter.
Once freed, paramedics treated the man and provided him with advanced life support interventions. The patient was thereafter transported him to a nearby private hospital for urgent treatment.