Child seriously injured in Ladies Mile incident

by Peter Newport - Jan 05, 2024

Emergency vehicles and a rescue helicopter attended an incident on Queenstown's Ladies Mile last night in which a child is reported to be seriously injured after falling out of a window.

The incident happened just after 9.00 pm at a private residential property on the western side of Ladies Mile.

St John ambulance say that a first response unit, ambulance, rapid response vehicle and helicopter were all involved.

"Our ambulance officers treated one patient in a serious condition and transported them by road to Lakes District Hospital in Queenstown."

Police issued a brief statement:

"Police were called to assist Ambulance/FENZ at 9pm last night 4 January, where it was reported that a child fell from a window."

"The child was taken to the emergency department at Lakes District Hospital."


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