Construction worker injured when brick chimney falls on him


At 08H20 Saturday morning Netcare 911 responded to reports of a crush injury on the corners Penguin Avenue and Woodpecker Street in Lenasia.

Reports from the scene indicate that a 40-year-old male construction worker sustained moderate injuries when a brick chimney he was working on broke apart and fell on him.

The patient was treated on scene and once stabilised was transported by ambulance to hospital for further treatment.

Shawn Herbst
Media Liaison Officer
Netcare Limited
Netcare 911

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