Man in critical condition after being hit by truck mirror

The victim, who is believed to be in his 30s, was crossing the road at the time.

Picture: @Netcare911_sa.

JOHANNESBURG - A man has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after he was struck by the mirror of a truck in Benoni on the East Rand.

The victim, who is believed to be in his 30s, was crossing the road at the time.

Netcare 911's Athlenda Mathe says, "When we arrived on scene, we found the man lying next to the truck in a critical condition. Paramedics immediately incubated the man to assist him to breathe. He was then stabilised on scene by a Netcare 911 Advanced Life Support paramedic."