believed to be 70-years of age is in a critical condition after suffering
emputations of her legs and arms after being hit by a train in Athlone, Cape
Town, this morning.
spokesperson Chitra Bodasing says on arrival on scene they treated and
transported the woman to hospital for further medical care.
“It is understood that the woman was
walking across the train tracks when she was knocked by the train.”
She says “ER24 paramedics and other services attended
to the incident. The woman was found lying in the middle of two train tracks.
She was conscious but in a critical condition.”
adds that “She sustained amputations to
both her legs below the knees and both arms below the elbow.”
were on scene for further investigation.
Labels: 70-year old lost her legs and arms after hit by train in Athlone