A newborn baby boy was found in a dustbin outside a residence in Roshnee, Vereeniging, this morning.
ER24 paramedics were called the scene shortly before 12h00 when the homeowner heard noises coming from the bin area.
Upon arrival, paramedics took the newborn into the home and quickly assessed him, finding that the infant was in a critical condition with a very low body temperature.
Paramedics began their treatment and advanced life support interventions while warming the boy.
Once treated, the infant was transported to a nearby provincial hospital for further treatment.
This incident was reported to the local authorities.