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Man critical following industrial accident on Hendrik Van Eck this morning

VAAL TRIANGLE - Paramedics say a man in his 20’s was critically injured following an industrial accident on Hendrik Van Eck in the Vaal Triangle. ER24 said in a statement their paramedics arrived on the scene this morning and were lead through the site to where the patient was found lying on top of a scaffolding platform. ER24 medics tended to the patient while a second platform was built so that paramedics could later move the patient. They found that the man had sustained injuries to his head and shoulders, leaving him in a critical condition. The man was treated for his injuries and provided with advanced life support interventions before he was transported to Mediclinic Vereeniging for urgent care. It is understood that the man had been working on a platform when he tripped and fell onto a lower platform.

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