Incidents August 24, 2023
[PAROW] – Child critically injured after falling from height.
This afternoon, a three-year-old girl was critically injured after she fell from a second-storey balcony at a block of flats on Voortrekker Road in Parow, Western Cape.
ER24 arrived on the scene at 13h22 to find Life Healthcare in attendance.
It is understood that a three-year-old girl had fallen from a second-storey balcony, landing on the windshield of a vehicle below.
On assessment, medics found that the girl had sustained several injuries and was in a severe condition.
Medics treated the girl and provided her with several advanced life support interventions before she was transported to Tygerburg Provincial Hospital for urgent care.
The details surrounding this incident are unknown, but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.