A pedestrian sustained serious injuries when a tree fell onto him in Malibongwe drive Randburg....

A pedestrian sustained serious injuries when a tree fell onto him in Malibongwe drive in Randburg

A 55-year-old man sustained serious injuries when a large tree fell on him while he was walking along Malibongwe drive in Randburg this afternoon.

Shortly after


5pm, paramedics from ER24 arrived on the scene where they found the man still trapped underneath the tree. ER24's Rescue Unit used various tools to free the man from underneath the tree. He was treated for multiple fractures and several other injuries.

It is understood that a storm passed through the area which resulted in the tree being uprooted and falling over.

The man was stabilised on the scene and rushed to Helen Joseph Hospital for further medical care.

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