Two trapped in Sandton construction wreckage

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Johannesburg - Two people are trapped in the wreckage of a collapsed construction site in Sandton, paramedics said on Tuesday.

Emer-G-Med said there was a structural collapse at a construction site on the corner of West and Rivonia Roads, in Sandton.

"At this stage it is believed that two people are trapped and are in a critical condition. Advanced Life Support paramedics are working to stabilise the patients, while Fire and Rescue officials are working to free them from beneath the rubble."

"The events leading up to the collapse are unknown and will be investigated by local authorities."

More to follow.

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