Man airlifted after tumble in Little Falls

2018-05-19 23:20

A 45-year-old man was airlifted to hospital on Saturday morning after he fell down a flight of stairs at his residence in Little Falls, west of Johannesburg.

ER24 spokesperson, Russel Meiring, said when paramedics arrived on the scene, local authorities were already in attendance.

"The officers had already begun to gain access to the patient's locked residence," he said.

Meiring said once inside, the paramedics had found a 45-year-old man lying at the bottom of the stairs.

"Paramedics assessed the man and found that he had sustained a serious head injury," he said.

Meiring said the man had been treated for his injuries and was provided with advanced life support interventions before he was airlifted by the ER24 Oneplan Helicopter to a nearby private hospital.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

Read more on:    er24

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.