A 29-year-old man was left critically injured this morning following an industrial accident at a factory.
ER24 paramedics, along with another service, arrived on the scene to find a 29-year-old man trapped by his legs inside a large machine in Krugersdorp city, South Africa.
ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring said that paramedics assessed the man and found that he was in a critical condition, having sustained serious injuries to both his lower legs.
Rescue paramedics, along with the workers from the factory, cut the machinery apart using a plasma cutter.
Once freed, paramedics treated the man and provided him with advanced life support interventions.
The patient was thereafter transported him to a nearby private hospital for urgent treatment.