Skydiver critically injured

2013-02-23 17:48

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Johannesburg - A 25-year-old woman is fighting for her life in a Johannesburg hospital after a sky-diving accident in the Carletonville area on Saturday afternoon.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said there were, as yet, no clear indications of what had gone wrong.

Botha said when an advanced life support paramedic arrived at the scene, he found the woman lying on the ground with life-threatening injuries.

The Netcare 0ne medical helicopter with a trauma team on board, was activated to the scene to assist the ground crews.

The woman was placed on a ventilator and a trauma board before being airlifted to hospital.

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