02062010. Members of the ER24 were stoped by the members of the Tshwane Metro Police and told that something was wrong with they lights Picture: Sizwe Ndingane

Cape Town - A man was killed when an explosion occurred at a factory in Tulbagh on Tuesday, Western Cape paramedics said.

The 55-year-old man was found lying in a pool of blood on the factory floor in Van Der Stel Street, ER24 paramedics said.

He had sustained a severe head injury and died on arrival at hospital.