Skydiver escapes with only an ankle injury after fall on a local farm

July 26, 2019

DENEYSVILLE - Paramedics say a skydiver on his first solo jump escaped with only an ankle injury after a fall at a farm in the Vaal. Netcare911 spokesperson, Shawn Herbst, said their paramedics responded to reports of a fall at a farm between Deneysville and Refengkgotso. Herbst said reports from the scene indicated that a 40-year-old male skydiver sustained an injury to his ankle following a hard landing on his first solo jump. Herbst said the patient was found to be in a stable condition and once treated he was transported by Netcare 911 ambulance to a hospital for further assessment. 
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