Man injured after falling from bakkie

File photo: ER24
A man sustained serious injuries after he fell off the back of a bakkie near the corners of Helling Street and Brackenfell Boulevard in Protea Heights yesterday.

Paramedics from ER24 arrived on the scene where they found the man sitting on the side of the road. 

While treating and talking to him, his condition rapidly deteriorated. Paramedics placed him on life support and rushed him through to the hospital for further care.

The exact circumstances leading up to the incident is not yet known.