Man seriously injured in truck knock over in the north of Alberton

A man, believed to be in his 40s, sustained serious injuries after being knocked over by a truck in the north of Alberton this morning.
When ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene shortly before 11H00, another medical service was already in attendance.
Upon further assessment, paramedics found a man lying on top of the slabs that fell from the truck. He was found to have sustained serious injuries. ER24 paramedics stabilised and treated him on the scene before he was airlifted to hospital for further medical care.
The driver of the truck sustained minor injuries and was transported to hospital by another medical service at the scene.
It is understood that the man was inside a portable toilet when it was knocked over by a truck.
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident is not known to our paramedics.
Ineke van Huyssteen
ER24 Spokesperson
Corporate Communications