Man sustains severe injuries in truck collision

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One person was left in a critical condition following a collision between two trucks on the N1 south past the Glen off ramp heading towards Bloemfontein in the early hours of this morning.
It is understood that one truck crashed into a stationary truck’s trailer.
Upon arrival at the scene, ER24 paramedics found a man believed to be in his 20’s trapped in one of the trucks.
Fire and Rescue used the jaws of life to extricate the man from the vehicle.
Upon assessment of the man, it was found that he sustained injuries to the head and a partial amputation to his left leg.
The man was provided with advanced life support treatment and transported to hospital for further medical care.
Authorities were on scene for further investigations.

Issued by ER24