A Male Pedestrian Is In Critical Condition After He Was Knocked Down By Bakkie, Fleurhof Jhb


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A man, believed to be in his 50s, was left critically injured this morning when he was knocked over by a bakkie on Melpmekaar Road in Fleurhof, west of Johannesburg.

ER24 Paramedics arrived on the scene at 07h30 to find the man lying in the middle of the road while the bakkie had come to a stop on the side of the road.

Paramedics assessed the man and found that he had sustained a serious injury to his head and leg, leaving him in a critical condition.

The man was treated for his injuries and provided with advanced life support interventions before he was transported to Charlotte Maxeke Provincial Hospital for urgent care.

The driver of the bakkie escaped injury.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.