A man was critically injured
this morning following a collision at the Oxford and Vine Road intersection in
ER24 spokesperson Russel
Meiring reported that when ER24 paramedics along with other services arrived on
scene they found the patient lying on the side of the road while his scooter
lay in the middle of the road a few metres away.
On assessment paramedics found
that the patient had sustained multiple injuries and was in a critical
“Paramedics immediately begin their treatment
and provided the critically injured patient with advanced life support. Once
treated, the patient was airlifted by a private medical helicopter to a nearby
hospital for urgent medical treatment.” Meiring said.
It is understood that the
patient was knocked off his scooter by a passing truck.
The driver of the truck
fortunately did not sustain any injuries.
The cause is unknown but local
authorities were on scene for further investigations, Meiring concluded.
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