Waterkloof Ridge road crash leaves man injured

A man was injured following an accident on Solomon Mahlangu Drive near Koedoesnek Avenue in Waterkloof Ridge, Pretoria this afternoon.

Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived at the scene and found that three vehicles were involved in this accident.

Upon assessment of the occupants, paramedics found that a seventy-five-year-old man was seriously injured during the accident and entrapped in his light delivery vehicle. The Centurion Fire Department had to make use of Jaws of Life to extricate him from his vehicle. Once the man was freed from the vehicle, Netcare 911 paramedics immobilised the man on a trauma board and transported the injured man to hospital for further medical care.

The occupants from the other two vehicles were also assessed and treated at the scene by paramedics, before being transported to hospital for further medical care.

Exact detail surrounding the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation.

Traffic was affected as a result of the accident.