VANDERBIJLPARK - Paramedics say a man, believed to be in his 50s, was left critically injured following an industrial accident at a factory in Vanderbijlpark. ER24 said in a statement their paramedics arrived on the scene at 14:04 to find the man lying in a chair. It is understood that the man had slipped and fallen off a ladder, two metres from the ground. The man was lifted into a chair by his colleagues. Paramedics found the man sustained a serious head injury which left him in a critical condition. ER24 says the man was treated for his injuries and provided with advanced life support interventions. Once treated, he was airlifted by the ER24 Oneplan Helicopter to a private hospital for urgent treatment. An investigation will be launched into this incident.