First-time jumper injured in parachute accident

2015-10-03 17:57
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Bloemfontein - A woman suffered serious injuries in Bloemfontein on Saturday after she was apparently dragged along the ground by her parachute.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said a report from the scene indicated that the woman, a first time jumper, was "dragged along the ground for some distance" when she landed.

“Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the female lying on the ground in a serious condition. After medics stabilised her injuries and immobilised her on a trauma board, they transported her to a local hospital.”

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