[VANDERBIJLPARK] – Man assaulted, left critically injured.
One man was left critically injured this morning after he was assaulted outside of a restaurant on Hendrik Van Eck Road in Vanderbijlpark.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene after 02h20 to find the local authorities already in attendance. Two petrol attendants were found treating a patient lying on the pavement.
Paramedics assessed the man, believed to be in his 30s, and found that he had sustained numerous injuries which left him in a critical condition.
The man was treated for his injuries and provided with several advanced life support interventions before he was transported to a nearby hospital for further treatment.
Two other men were assessed on the scene and found to have sustained minor injuries. Both men refused treatment and were later handed over to local authorities.
Thirteen light motor vehicles were damaged in this incident.
The full details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.