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Woman hospitalized after falling while hiking in the Drakensberg Mountains

A woman, believed to be in her 50s, was hospitalized yesterday afternoon after she fell whilst hiking near a resort in the Drakensburg Mountains, KwaZulu Natal.
ER24 Services were alerted to the incident by a medic from a nearby nature reserve.
On scene, the medic found that the woman had fallen some distance and had sustained several injuries. Once stabilized, the woman was airlifted by a private helicopter to the awaiting ER24 personnel at the Winterton Country Club.
Once under the care of ER24, the woman was transported to Busamed Harrismith for further care.
The details surrounding this incident are not yet known.

Russel Meiring
Communications Office
Corporate Communications
ER24
 

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