19 May 2015
An accident this morning in
Randfontein, west of Johannesburg left a 50-year-old man dead.
This is after his vehicle
crashed into a residence wall.
ER24 Spokesperson Russel
Meiring said when ER24 paramedics arrived on scene, they found a wrecked light
motor vehicle up against a residence wall. The body of a male lay trapped in
Meiring added that paramedics
began their treatment of the patient while fire services used the jaws-of-life
equipment to free the man in a 30 minute operation. Once freed, paramedics
provided the patient with advanced life support interventions and transported
him to Laratong Hospital for urgent treatment.
He also said that unfortunately,
the patient was declared dead upon arrival at hospital.
The exact details to the cause
of the accident will remain the subject of a police investigation.
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