Probe after woman found alive in JHB mortuary fridge

Paramedics had declared her dead at the scene of a deadly road collision in the early hours of 24 June.

Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - The Gauteng Health Department is investigating after a woman was found alive in a mortuary fridge in Carletonville, west of Johannesburg.

Paramedics had declared her dead at the scene of a deadly road collision in the early hours of 24 June.

A morgue official then discovered she was alive several hours after the crash.

She was then rushed to the hospital.

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)