18 Sep 2017, Witpoortjie, Johannesburg: A man, believed to be in his 30's, was left critically injured this morning when he was knocked over by a bakkie and dragged beneath a truck on Albertina Sisulu Drive in Witpoortjie, Roodepoort.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at approximately 10h30, finding the body of the man lying next to the truck.
Paramedics immediately assessed the man and found that he had sustained extensive wounds to his legs and back, leaving him in a critical condition.
Treatment and advanced life support interventions were immediately initiated, in an effort to stabilize the patient’s vital signs.
Once treated, the man was transported to Laratong Provincial Hospital for further care. Both the drivers of the truck and bakkie escaped injury.
Local authorities were on the scene to conduct an investigation into the matter.