SANParks rangers in 4-hour Table Mountain rescue

2016-12-12 21:14
Search and Rescue workers try to save a man whose car had plunged off a cliff. (Photo supplied)

Search and Rescue workers try to save a man whose car had plunged off a cliff. (Photo supplied)

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Cape Town – About 20 SANParks officials helped rescue an unidentified person after they fell on Table Mountain on Monday morning, Wilderness Search and Rescue (WSAR) said.

Volunteers and rangers were dispatched and found a patient with leg, hip and head injuries, spokesperson Johann Marais said in a statement.

The air ambulance helicopter was not available and more rescuers were asked to help carry the patient down the mountain to an ambulance. The rescue mission took nearly four hours. 

The person was taken to Christian Barnard Memorial Hospital. No further details were immediately available.  

 

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