RUNAWAY TRAILER BOAT INJURES CAPE TOWN MAN IN RICHWOOD

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CAPE TOWN – A man, believed to be in his 20s, was injured when he was knocked over by a runaway boat on a trailer while walking along Tygervalley Road in Richwood in Cape Town on Sunday.

“Paramedics arrived on the scene to find the man lying on the side of the road. A boat and trailer were found parked a short distance away,” said ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring.

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Paramedics assessed the man and found that he had sustained an injury to his arm. He was treated for his injuries and transported to a hospital for further treatment.

“It is understood that the trailer had come loose from a vehicle, causing it to veer off the road and crash into the pedestrian. Authorities were on the scene to investigate further,” Meiring said.

PHOTO: A man was injured when he was knocked over by a runaway boat on a trailer while walking along Tygervalley Road in Richwood in the Western Cape. Photo: ER24

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