Fall: Father, son hurt

2011-12-05 00:00

A PIETERMARITZBURG man and his 12-year-old son were injured yesterday afternoon when they plunged a metre-and-a-half onto concrete after falling through a brick wall in their yard.

The 43-year-old man and his son were playing around a pool when the father fell through a brick wall.

How the accident happened was not clear last night.

ER24 spokesperson Andre Visser said when the father fell, the son followed and they both fell about a metre-and-a-half down to a concrete floor.

Visser said the boy was more seriously hurt than his father, with a suspected dislocation of his hip.

Paramedics treated both the father and the son at the scene for multiple cuts and bruises to their heads and faces and they were both taken to Mediclinic Pieter­maritzburg for further medical care. — WR.

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