Teen survives Table Mountain fall

2012-09-16 09:31

Cape Town - A teenaged boy who fell down a slope on Table Mountain was airlifted to hospital on Sunday, the SABC reported.

Wilderness Search and Rescue spokesperson Kevin Tromp said the 13-year-old boy suffered a fractured wrist and minor injuries.

The boy was with two other people when he fell.

  • - 2012-09-16 09:55

    How about a little more info, as to why he fell, where it happened? It should surely be prevented from happening again?

      nico.loubser.9 - 2012-09-16 12:42

      1. He fell because he slipped. 2. Table mountain slope. 3. It happened because he is a teenager and they are WILD and have no respect for mountains.

  • Bongiwe Bongie Mabongz Dlutu - 2012-09-16 11:35

    What was he doing there? There must be age restriction to go there..its too dangerous...may the lil boy recover soon

      lydonmcg - 2012-09-16 12:42

      An age restriction to enjoy nature? Yeah...that makes sense.

  • bolelang - 2012-09-16 15:05

    The mountain like any other thing should be enjoyed within rules. That's why a person has to customize themselves with rules if hiking.

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