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Kwa-Zulu Natal | Child Seriously Injured After Falling 50m Down Karkloof Falls, Midlands Kzn

A 14-year-old boy was left seriously injured this afternoon when he fell approximately 50 down the Karkloof Falls in the Midlands, KwaZulu Natal.


ER24 Paramedics, along with SAPS Search and Rescue and another service, arrived on the scene shortly after 14h00.


On further inspection, paramedics found the young boy lying on some rocks at the bottom of the


falls.


Paramedics made their way down to the boy and quickly assessed him, finding that he had sustained numerous injuries and was in a serious condition.


The boy was treated for his injuries and provided with pain-relief medication. After treatment, a private medical helicopter landed near the patient and, after a short time, airlifted the boy to Mediclinic Pietermaritzburg.


The details surrounding this incident is not yet known to our paramedics.





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