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. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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