South Africa 2.12.2017 05:53 pm

Gauteng woman critical, airlifted after falling from quad bike

Nepalese men carry bodies of airplane crash victims after they were airlifted by helicopter to a hospital in Kathmandu on February 25, 2016. Emergency workers have recovered bodies of all 23 on board the Tara Air aeroplane, including a Chinese national and a Kuwaiti, who were killed when a flight from Pokhara to Jomsom crashed in Myagdi, a mountainous district some 220 kilometres (160 miles) west of Kathmandu. AFP PHOTO / Prakash MATHEMA / AFP / PRAKASH MATHEMA

Nepalese men carry bodies of airplane crash victims after they were airlifted by helicopter to a hospital in Kathmandu on February 25, 2016. Emergency workers have recovered bodies of all 23 on board the Tara Air aeroplane, including a Chinese national and a Kuwaiti, who were killed when a flight from Pokhara to Jomsom crashed in Myagdi, a mountainous district some 220 kilometres (160 miles) west of Kathmandu. AFP PHOTO / Prakash MATHEMA / AFP / PRAKASH MATHEMA

The 26-year-old woman allegedly had fractured ribs and that she had sustained injuries to her shoulder and ankle.

A woman, believed to be 26 years old, is in a critical condition in hospital after she fell off a quad bike on a gravel road about 15km from Cullinan, east of Pretoria in Gauteng on Saturday afternoon, paramedics said.

ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene at about 1.30pm and found the woman had fractured ribs and that she had sustained injuries to her shoulder and ankle, ER24 spokeswoman Annine Siddall said.

She was treated and airlifted by the ER24 and One Plan medical helicopter to Mediclinic Midstream for further medical care.

– African News Agency

 

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