Man falls 10 floors in lift shaft

A 30-year-old man is in a critical condition after falling down a lift shaft from the 10th floor of a building in Pretoria yesterday, paramedics said.

A 30-year-old man is in a critical condition after falling down a lift shaft from the 10th floor of a building in Pretoria yesterday, paramedics said.

"We were told that a lift with the man in it had become stuck at a block of flats . it is unclear how the doors opened causing him to fall [to the basement] ," said Nick Dollman.

The man was placed on emergency life support and taken to hospital. - Sapa

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