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Woman critical after ladder fall at Ocean Shores

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The Westpac rescue chopper lands at North Ocean Shores this morning to attend to an elderly woman who had fallen two metres off a ladder. Photos supplied
The Westpac rescue chopper lands at North Ocean Shores this morning to attend to an elderly woman who had fallen two metres off a ladder. Photos supplied

An elderly woman who fell from a ladder and suffered a serious head injury at her home in North Ocean Shores this morning (Tuesday) remains in a critical condition in Gold Coast University Hospital.

Paramedics lift the injured woman into the helicopter at North Ocean Shores.
Paramedics lift the injured woman into the helicopter at North Ocean Shores.

The Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter flew the 68-year-old woman to the hospital shortly after 11am after she had been treated and stabilised at the scene by ambulance paramedics and the helicopter medical team.

 


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