National 19.8.2016 11:22 am

JHB construction worker suffers severe injuries

Netcare 911 paramedics and patrollers from the local CPF on the scene where a body was found

Netcare 911 paramedics and patrollers from the local CPF on the scene where a body was found

The man was found lying on the ground beneath some scaffolding,

A worker was left seriously injured on Friday morning when he fell eight metres while working on a construction site at Data Cresent in Ormonde, south of Johannesburg.

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said when paramedics arrived on the scene at 8.28am, they found the man lying on the ground beneath some scaffolding, surrounded by several of his colleagues.

“On assessment, paramedics found that the patient had sustained numerous injuries, leaving him in a serious condition,” said Meiring.

Paramedics treated the injured man and initiated advanced life support interventions.

“Once treated, the patient was transported to Baragwanath Hospital for further medical treatment.”

– African News Agency (ANA)

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