2020-11-22 20:56:59 - 4 days ago -
KwaZulu-Natal: At 10H24 Sunday morning Netcare 911 responded to a falls at the Kloof Gorge Waterfall.
Reports from the scene indicate that a 52-year-old female had lost her footing and had fallen approximately four meters onto the rocks below.
A multi disciplinary team consisting of Netcare 911, Rescue Tech,
Ezemvelo Wildlife rangers, Metro Police SAR, Tracbox/SACAN, START, Ethekwini Fire and Rescue as well as the Specialised Rescue unit had set out on a long hike down to whe re the patient was located.
Once on scene the patient was found to have sustained serious injuries and was treated on scene by a Netcare 911 Emergency Care Practitioner.
Once stabilised the patient was carried by the team of rescuers using a specialised stretcher and a rope rescue system to ascend the steep uphill.
The mission to bring the patient to a rendezvous point took just under four hours.
The patient was then loaded into an awaiting Netcare 911 helicopter ambulance that flew the patient to a specialist facility.
courtesy Andreas Mathios - Blue Security.
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