Newspaper salesman critical

2010-11-06 13:45

A 23-year-old newspaper salesman was in a critical condition in hospital after being struck by a flying sign board in Edenvale, Johannesburg paramedics said today.

“It is believed that the heavy wind from yesterday’s storm uprooted a sign board.

It smashed into the man who was selling newspapers at an intersection,” said Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha.

“When paramedics arrived at the scene, they found the man had sustained a severe fracture to his leg and had lost sensation to his lower limbs.”

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