At 14H16 Saturday afternoon the Netcare 911 Emergency Operations Centre recieved a call for medical assistance on the Magaliesburg Ridge near Hartebeespoort.
Reports from the scene indicate that a 43-year-old female hiker tripped sustaining a fracture and dislocation in the process.
Due to the nature of the terrain accessibility was limited.
At 14H26 the Netcare 1 Specialised Helicopter Air Ambulance was already in the air routing for the Magaliesburg mountains.
Having the GPS co-ordinates at hand the Netcare 911 helicopter arrived on scene where the crew assessed the patient.
While the patient was being treated by Metro the helicopter collected members of the Mountain Search and Rescue (MSAR) team to fly them to the top of the ridge to assist in packaging and movement of the patient up onto the top of the ridge where the helicopter was able to safely land again.
Once treated and stabilized the patient was loaded into Netcare 1 where she was transported to a medical facility in Johannesburg for further treatment.
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