Berg hiker breaks legs in 20-m fall

2008-05-23 00:00

THE parents of an English teenager who broke both legs after falling 20 metres to the bottom of an Ukhahlamba-Drakensberg Park cliff will be flying out to be with their son at La Verna Hospital in Ladysmith today.

Weekend Witness established from a hospital source that Hird was admitted with both legs broken, one in two places. He is also recovering from hypothermia.

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