Man loses arm in industrial accident

A man lost his arm at a food factory in Brits on Friday.

According to Leandre Spies, spokesperson for the Hartbeespoort Emergency Medical Service (HEMS), paramedics were called out to a food factory where a man’s arm got caught in a machine and was amputated.

“He was in a serious condition and was treated by paramedics on scene before being transported to a hospital for further treatment,” she said.