Metal bar pierces worker's leg after he falls from construction site

2019-07-26 08:01
ER24 emergency vehicle. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

ER24 emergency vehicle. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

A man was left injured on Thursday morning after he fell into a trench at a construction site in Durbanville, Western Cape.

ER24 medics arrived on the scene to find the man lying next to a large trench.

It is understood a large metal bar had pierced the man's thigh when he fell into the trench.

Medics assessed the man and found that he had sustained a serious injury to his leg.

The man was treated for his injuries and provided with pain-relief medication before he was transported to Mediclinic Durbanville for further treatment.

The cause of this incident is not yet known.

GET THE NEWS at your fingertips and download the News24 app for Android here now. Get it for your iPhone here.

KEEP UPDATED on the latest news by subscribing to our FREE newsletter.

- FOLLOW News24 on Twitter

Read more on:    cape town  |  accidents

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.