Woman in hospital after falling from Sandton apartment's third-floor balcony

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The scene where a woman fell from a balcony in Morningside, Johannesburg.
The scene where a woman fell from a balcony in Morningside, Johannesburg.
Netcare 911

A woman was injured after she fell from a third-floor balcony at an apartment complex off Grayston Drive in Morningside, Sandton, in Johannesburg just after 21:00 on Tuesday.

According to Netcare 911, which responded to the incident, the woman's fall was broken by shade netting covering the parking area.

"The patient was treated on scene by an advanced life support paramedic," Netcare 911 said in a statement.

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"Once stabilised, the patient was removed from the shade netting using spinal immobilisation equipment and transported by Netcare 911 ambulance to hospital for further care."

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