PIETERMARITZBURG, August 20 – A man was critically injured when he was hit by a train at the Umlaas Station in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal on Saturday, paramedics said.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find a man lying next to the train tracks, ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring said.
Paramedics assessed the man and found that he had sustained numerous injuries and was in a critical condition. The man was treated for his injuries and provided with several advanced life support interventions. Once treated the man was transported to Edendale Provincial Hospital for urgent care.
The details surrounding the incident were not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations, Meiring said.