Man's leg crushed in tractor accident

2018-07-13 16:13
IPSS paramedics. (Supplied)

IPSS paramedics. (Supplied)

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A tractor accident on the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal has left a farm worker critically injured, paramedics said on Friday.

IPSS Medical Rescue spokesperson Paul Herbst said paramedics were dispatched to a tractor accident on a farm in Upper Tongaat earlier on Friday.

"Upon arrival, advanced life support paramedics found that three farm workers had sustained injuries. The trailer in which the staff were travelling rolled over and crushed one of the staff members' legs."

Also read: PICS: Man critical after car veers off Cape Town cliff

Herbst said the man sustained critical injuries.

"Due to the critical injuries sustained by the priority one patient, the Black Eagle/IPSS aeromedical helicopter was activated to airlift the patient to Lenmed Ethekwini Hospital for specialist care."

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