Man survives after being thrown off Cape Town bridge

2016-04-12 12:42
(File, Nielen de Klerk, News24)

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Cape Town – A man is in a serious condition after allegedly being thrown off a bridge onto the R300 in Cape Town on Tuesday morning, paramedics said.

"It is believed that the man was apparently on his way to work when he was allegedly assaulted and thrown off the bridge," said ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing.

Paramedics were on their way home from their night shift when they passed the scene and stopped to help. The man was found lying face down on the road, between Mitchells Plain and Nyanga, just before 07:00.

He sustained head injuries and was taken to hospital.

Police had no record of the incident, said Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut.

Metro police were also not aware of it.

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