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Man In Critical Condition After He Was Doused With Petrol And Set Alight In Ashburton, Kzn

ER24 Paramedics | Kwa-Zulu Natal | NARI
9 Sep 2018, Ashburton, KwaZulu Natal:

A man, believed to be 25-years-old, was left critically injured this afternoon after he was allegedly doused with petrol and set alight in Ashburton, KwaZulu Natal.

ER24 Paramedics were called to the scene after a passing motorist had driven past the man and immediately called the local authorities.

Upon arrival, paramedics found that the man had sustained serious burns over most of his body, 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 a nearby hospital.

The patient later told paramedics that he was mugged, doused in petrol and set alight. Fortunately, the man was apparently able to extinguish himself.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.