Man severely injured after a fall at Salt River factory

The man was found lying on the floor in an enclosed space.
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Salt River Factory

A man was severely injured after he fell at a factory in Salt River, Cape Town on Thursday morning.

The man fell off one storey at the factory in Salt River and according to ER24 when paramedics and the Western Cape Metro Rescue arrived on the scene at around 10:00, the man was found lying on the floor in an enclosed space.

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said:

“Medics made their way to the patient and found that he had sustained injuries to his pelvis and shoulder, leaving him in a serious condition.”

Meiring said the situation behind the fall was yet to be discovered.

The rscue team used rope rescue techniques to get him out of the enclosed space he had fallen into and the man was treated and given pain medication.

The man was then transported to Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital for further care.

More: News24

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