Three man have been left critically injured on
Tuesday after an explosion at a factory at the R59 and Boy Low Road
intersection in Vereeniging.
ER24 spokesperson, Russel Meiring said, ER24
paramedics, along with other services, immediately responded to the scene.
On their arrival, paramedics found three patients
lying outside some offices being tended to by first aiders.
On assessment, paramedics found that all three patients
had sustained severe burn wounds to most of their bodies and were in a critical
Meiring said treatment and advanced life support
interventions were immediately performed on the patients to stabilise their
He said, once treatment was complete, one of the
patients was airlifted to Mediclinic Vereeniging while the second was airlifted
by medical helicopter to a private hospital.
He said the third patient was transported by
ambulance to Mediclinic Vereeniging for urgent treatment.
The cause of the explosion is not yet known but
local authorities were on scene for further investigations.
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