Snake! Worker hurt in fall from pole

2013-03-26 00:00

A WORKER sustained serious injuries yesterday morning after jumping from an electrical pole in Quarry Road to avoid a snake.

Netcare 911 reported that the man had climbed up a ladder to do maintenance work, but when he got to the top, he came face to face with the snake and instinctively jumped back. Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the man lying on the ground. They stabilised him and took him to a hospital in Durban.

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