A man, believed to be in his 50s, was left critically injured this morning following a collision on the M5 in Kenilworth, Western Cape.
ER24 paramedics, along with Life Healthcare, arrived on the scene to find the body of a man, believed to be in his 50s, lying in the fast lane of the highway. A small bakkie was found parked a short distance away in the emergency lane.
Paramedics assessed the man and found that he had sustained numerous injuries, leaving him in a critical condition.
Treatment and advanced life support interventions were immediately initiated, in an effort to stabilize his vital signs.
Once treated, the man was transported to Groote Schuur Provincial Hospital for further treatment.
The driver of the bakkie fortunately escaped injury.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.