Man found with throat slit

2010-07-24 14:35

A man was found with his throat slit along the Theunissen-Welkom road in the Free State today, paramedics said.

ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said they received a call alerting emergency personnel about an accident on the road this morning.

However, when paramedics arrived at the scene, they found a man lying on his stomach several meters away from his vehicle.

They discovered that the man’s throat was almost completely slit but he was still alive.

He was treated on the scene and rushed to a nearby hospital for further treatment.
Vermaak said there was no indication that the man was involved in a car accident.

Free State police could not immediately be reached for comment.

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