A Capetonian woman was airlifted to safety after her vehicle went over the edge of the mountain near Fish Hoek on Wednesday, August 18.
According to a statement by the Cape Medical Response (CMR), they received a call from a member of the public who stated that he spotted a motor vehicle in the ravine below the roadway. CMR then immediately acted on the caller’s information and dispatched paramedics, the Metro Rescue Mountain Rescue Unit and the City of Cape Town’s Fire & Rescue Service.
“On scene, we found that one motor vehicle had left the roadway and was lying in the ravine approximately 100-metres below. Approximately 40-metres from the vehicle, we found the driver of the vehicle, a female patient laying on the mountainside,” the statement read.