Man critically injured after 15-metre fall

A man believed to be in his 20s was left critically injured when he fell 15 metres through a roof at a company based on Christiaan Barnard Street on Tuesday June 14.

According to ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring, paramedics arrived on the scene and found the man on the floor.

Mr Meriing said: “It is understood that the man fell through the ceiling, after falling from a ladder, and landed on the floor, 15 metres below.

Mr Meiring added: “On assessment, paramedics found that the man had sustained a number of serious injuries, leaving him in a critical condition. ER24 paramedics began their treatment and initiated advanced life support treatment. Once treated, the patient was transported to Christiaan Barnard Hospital for further treatment.”

Authorities were at the scene to investigate.