- A Pretoria man died after falling from several storeys of a popular shopping mall in Menlyn Park on Thursday
- Police in Brooklyn are investigating an inquest docket and said the man was declared dead at the hospital
- Emer-G-Med paramedics said the victim was found in critical condition, and Advanced Life Support tried to stabilise him
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PRETORIA - A 31-year-old who was airlifted to a specialist facility succumbed to his injuries after falling from several storeys at a Pretoria shopping mall on Thursday, 7 July. Police in Brooklyn are investigating an inquest docket.
Police Spokesperson Colonel Dimakatso Sello said the victim allegedly fell from level six at Menlyn Park shopping centre. He was declared dead at the hospital. According to TimesLIVE, the circumstances surrounding the incident are unknown.
Emer-G-Med paramedics’ Kyle van Reenan said the victim was found in critical condition, and Advanced Life Support intervention was needed to stabilise him. The victim was placed on a mechanical ventilator to assist him in breathing. IOL reported that the reason for the fall was unknown.
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Previously, Briefly News also reported a video uploaded to Facebook by Community News Network TV has called on members of the public who want to help bring relief to areas of KwaZulu-Natal that were devastated by the recent floods to bring supplies to Virginia Airfield.
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Helicopters are taking off regularly to deliver food and medicine to areas that have been cut off by the devastating floods. The police are working with the army and community members to coordinate efforts and collect donations.
Those who wish to help have been asked to load cars up with supplies and deliver them to the airport so they can be distributed to those who need it most. Community News Network TV shared the video on their page.
Source: Briefly News