Man critical after fall from pier at Durban Harbour

2017-03-03 22:13
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Durban – A 46-year-old man is in critical condition after he fell 2m from a pier at the Durban Harbour on Friday, paramedics said.

Paramedics found him at the scene trapped between concrete blocks in the water, Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said in a statement. 

Police and firefighters managed to pull the man back onto the pier. 

He was taken to a nearby hospital for further care. 

Botha told News24 that the part of the pier from where the man fell is a well-known fishing spot and he could possibly have been fishing when he fell into the water. 

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