South Africa 26.8.2017 08:31 am

Pedestrian critical after being knocked over by bus in Pretoria

A man is in a critical condition after being knocked over by a bus on South Street in Centurion, Pretoria on Friday night. He was airlifted to hospital. Photo: ER24

A man is in a critical condition after being knocked over by a bus on South Street in Centurion, Pretoria on Friday night. He was airlifted to hospital. Photo: ER24

A man is in a critical condition after being knocked over by a bus on South Street in Centurion, Pretoria, on Friday night, paramedics said.

“When ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene… the man was lying underneath the front of the bus,” ER24 spokeswoman Ineke van Huyssteen said.

Upon further assessment, it was found that the man, believed to be 39, was in a critical condition and advanced life support interventions were initiated.

The man was transported by ER24 Oneplan medical helicopter to Steve Biko Academic Hospital for further medical care. The circumstances surrounding the incident were not yet known, Van Huyssteen said.

– African News Agency (ANA)

 

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