ER24 Paramedics attended this incident
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Man seriously injured after being thrown off train, Brackenfell. https://t.co/HQLppLP16b— ER24 EMS (Pty) Ltd. (@ER24EMS) June 28, 2016
Man seriously injured after being thrown off train, Brackenfell. https://t.co/HQLppLP16b
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene after the patient’s friend had apparently witnessed the incident and called ER24.
Local authorities stopped all the traffic on the rails and allowed paramedics access to the patient, found lying next to the tracks. On assessment, it was discovered that the man had sustained serious injuries to both his legs and well as one of his arms, leaving him in a serious condition.
Paramedics immediately began their treatment and initiated advanced life support interventions to stabilise the patient. Once treated, the patient was transported to Mediclinic Cape Gate for urgent treatment.
The exact details surrounding this incident are subject to the investigations of local authorities.