A man sustained serious neurological injuries when he fell from a roof in Erasmuskloof, Pretoria, on Tuesday.
On Tuesday at about 16:05, Netcare 911 responded to reports of the fall, its spokesperson Shawn Herbst said.
"Reports from the scene indicate that an adult male had fallen approximately two-and-a-half metres from a roof, landing on his back," Herbst said.
"The patient was found to have sustained neurological injuries and was treated on scene by a Netcare 911 emergency care practitioner."
Due to the nature of the man's injuries, a Netcare 911 helicopter ambulance airlifted him to a specialist facility for the care he required.
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