Elderly man hurt in farm accident
Johannesburg - A 60-year-old man was severely injured in a farm accident in Bapsfontein, Ekhurhuleni on Tuesday morning, paramedics said.
The man was injured when his arm was caught in a tractor shaft, said ER24 spokesperson Vanessa Jackson.
Rescuers spent nearly 40 minutes trying to free the man's arm.
He sustained severe tissue damage to the arm and minor burn injuries to his chest.
However, he was in a stable condition and was taken to The Glynnwood Life Hospital for further care, she said.