A section of roof is reported to have collapsed at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital in Johannesburg.
There was no clarity on injuries.
At least one person at the scene tweeted video of workers trying to search the rubble.
Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital roof caves in entrapping people under it pic.twitter.com/PV9yXS3pvh— Taboo O.O (@mphendulo) March 2, 2017
The collapse was reported on Twitter and by several radio stations including Eyewitness News.
Roof collapsed at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital's main entrance. Joburg EMS on the way.— Michael Sun (@MichaelSun168) March 2, 2017
ROOF COLLAPSE : CHARLOTTE MAXEKE (JOBURG GEN) HOSPITAL. JHB. GP. MAIN ENTRANCE.— REZA (@crimeairnetwork) March 2, 2017
Gauteng health says it has only just been informed of the collapse of Charlotte Maxeke Hospital's entrance.— Bhekisisa M&G Health (@Bhekisisa_MG) March 2, 2017
#CharlotteMaxeke Eyewitness account of collapse: "People are trapped under the roof, incl workers and patients. The situation is so scary."— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) March 2, 2017