Municipal workers sustain injuries after wall collapsed on them
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Three municipal workers were injured after a wall fell on them. Image: Supplied (ALS Paramedics)
Three municipal workers were injured when a wall that they were working next to collapsed on top of them in Durban on Sunday morning.
WALL COLLAPSES ON MUNICIPAL WORKERS
ALS Paramedics Medical Services spokesperson Garrith Jamieson said just before midday yesterday (Sunday), they received numerous calls on what was thought to be an electrocution on Hunt Road, before Clark Road, in Glenwood, Durban.
According to IOL, Jamieson said the municipal workers were injured when a wall that they were working next to collapsed on top of them on Hunt Road just before 12PM on Sunday morning.
He said ALS Paramedics Medical Services arrived on the scene to find that three municipality workers had been working on a line when the wall collapsed onto them.
“The three workers were quickly pulled out by co-workers before medical services arrived. The patients were assessed by Advanced Life Support Paramedics and found to have sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate,” he said.
He added that the three workers sustained minor to moderate injuries.
“All three workers were stabilised on the scene before being transported to a nearby Durban hospital for further treatment,” Jamieson said.
He said that at this stage the events leading up to the incident are unknown. However, investigations will take place by the relevant authorities.