Vereeniging man dies after falling down embankment

2011-08-06 10:05

A man died after falling down an embankment in Vereeniging, Gauteng paramedics said today.

ER24 spokesperson Derrick Banks said the man, in his 40s, fell when he was inspecting his car at the side of a road last night.

He had slammed into a barrier after swerving to avoid a collision with another car, he said.

The driver of the other car called the paramedics when he saw the man fall down.

He suffered severe injuries to his chest and head, Banks said. Paramedics managed to revive him but he eventually succumbed to his injuries.

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