Verulam industrial accident leaves man critically injured

Netcare 911 ambulance

Paramedics from Netcare 911 raced out to an industrial accident in Canelands, Verulam on Tuesday afternoon at 14h34. Reports from the scene indicate that a 35-year-old-male got his arm trapped in a conveyer belt at a refined sand mining plant. Exact detail to the cause of the incident will remain a subject for investigation.

Paramedics arrived at the scene and found the man to have sustained critical injuries. After stabilising the patient at the scene they transported the critically wounded man to a specialised facility for the care that he required.