Gauteng: Construction workers leg amputated in cement mixer


Gauteng: At 13H05 Friday afternoon Netcare 911 responded to reports of an industrial incident at a factory in Bon Accord Pretoria North.

Reports from the scene indicate that an adult male worker believed to be in his thirties sustained serious injuries to his left lower limb when the cement mixer he was busy cleaning was turned on.

The patient required Advanced Life Support intervention to stabilise him.

Due to the nature of his injuries a Netcare 911 Helicopter Air Ambulance was activated to to rapidly transport him to hospital.

All necessary authorities were on scene.

Shawn Herbst
Media Liaison Officer
Netcare Limited
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