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Australia Woman in serious condition after balcony fall

09:04  25 july  2021
09:04  25 july  2021 Source:   9news.com.au

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A woman is in hospital in a serious condition after falling from the balcony of her Wollongong home. Paramedics were called to a street in Berkeley after the woman , aged in her 70s fell from her balcony when it collapsed just after 7am. "On arrival we were faced with a number of challenges as the balcony had completely collapsed, and we needed to safely extricate the female patient from the debris," Inspector Norm Rees from NSW Ambulance said.

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A woman is recovering in hospital tonight after the balcony of her home in Wollongong gave way as she stood on it.

The structure on a street at the Berkeley home collapsed at around 7am, with neighbours alerting emergency services.

Paramedics arrived to find the woman, aged in her 70s, covered in debris and suffering a fractured pelvis and lower leg injuries.

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a group of people in uniform: A woman is recovering in hospital tonight after the balcony of her home in Wollongong gave way as she stood on it. © 9News A woman is recovering in hospital tonight after the balcony of her home in Wollongong gave way as she stood on it.

"On arrival we were faced with a number of challenges as the balcony had completely collapsed, and we needed to safely extricate the female patient from the debris," Inspector Norm Rees from NSW Ambulance said.

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Chantelle Serginson, 24, in a serious condition in hospital after sustaining multiple head and leg fractures. Mother Kimberley, 44, suffered horrific injuries in 2006 after having throat slashed in knife attack in front of her daughter. One of Mrs Serginson's other daughters died from a brain tumour in 1999. A British woman is fighting for her life after falling 80ft from the balcony of her holiday hotel room in Majorca.

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Video: Woman hospitalised after balcony collapse (9News.com.au)

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a tall glass building: The structure on a street at the Berkeley home collapsed at around 7am, with neighbours alerting emergency services. © 9News The structure on a street at the Berkeley home collapsed at around 7am, with neighbours alerting emergency services.

Paramedics including an ambulance helicopter attended the accident and the woman was airlifted to St George Hospital in a serious condition.

"NSW Fire and Rescue crews did an excellent job, providing the best possible environment for paramedics to safely treat our patient."

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