Shopkeeper critically injured after being rammed by motorist

ER24 said the man had been opening his shop when he was struck by the vehicle.
ER24 said the man had been opening his shop when he was struck by the vehicle.
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A man in his 40s was critically injured on Thursday morning when a motorist drove onto the pavement, striking him.

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said paramedics responded at 7.45am to the accident on Osborn Road in Wadeville, Ekurhuleni. 

“It is understood that the man had been opening his shop when he was struck by the vehicle.

“Medics assessed the man and found that he had sustained numerous injuries and was in a critical condition,” said Meiring.

He was treated at the scene and provided with advanced life support before being transported to Tambo Memorial Hospital for urgent care.

“Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.”

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