15 May 2018, Randburg, Gauteng: A man was left critically injured this afternoon when he was knocked over by a light motor vehicle on Dover Road in Randburg.
ER24 Paramedics arrived on the scene at 13h24 to find the body of a man lying in the middle of the road. The light motor vehicle that had struck the man was found parked around the corner a short distance away.
Paramedics assessed the man and found that he had sustained a very serious head injury, leaving him in a critical condition.
Treatment and advanced life support interventions were immediately initiated, in an effort to stabilise the patient’s vital signs. Once treated, the patients was airlifted by the ER24 Oneplan Helicopter to a private hospital for urgent treatment.
The driver of the light motor vehicle was assessed and found to have escaped injury. Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.