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[TABLE MOUNTAIN] – Woman collapses whilst hiking.

This afternoon, a woman was transported to hospital after she collapsed whilst hiking on Table Mountain in Cape Town, Western Cape.

ER24 paramedics were called to the scene after receiving reports that a 67-year-old woman had collapsed whilst hiking on the Platteklip Gorge.

On arrival, medics found that the AMS Medical Helicopter had airlifted the woman from the trail and brought her to the base of the mountain.
On assessment, medics found that the woman had sustained serious heat injuries and was in a critical condition. The woman was treated and provided with advanced life support interventions before she was transported to a nearby hospital for further care.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.