19 Oct 2017, Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu Natal: On Thursday 19 October 2017, Netcare 911 responded to reports that a woman had fallen several meters from a balcony at an apartment in Umhlanga Rocks.
Reports from the scene allege that the woman had fallen from the balcony above before being found in an enclosed area in another apartment on the ground floor.
Paramedics used a ladder from the Netcare 911 Rescue Unit to climb over the high walls to gain access to the patient.
Advanced Life Support paramedics attended to the woman who is believed to be approximately thirty years old.
She was unresponsive and in a critical condition having sustained severe injuries and was placed on a ventilator at the scene before being transported by a Netcare 911 ambulance, under the constant care of the paramedic, to the hospital for the urgent care that she required.
The incident and preceding events still need to be investigated.