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Saturday, October 26, 2013

Crews Search For Woman With Severe Head Injury

Emergency crews spending a half hour searching buildings in the uptown for a woman who did not know where she was after falling down a flight of concrete stairs. 

The woman sustained a severe head injury from the fall and kept going in and out of consciousness while on the phone with 911 at around 11:30 last night. Police and fire found the woman in a stairwell in the Delta and she was taken to hospital. 

Divisional Fire Chief Mark Wilson says she was very fortunate and says good cooperation between police fire and the emergency centre led to a successful conclusion.

Another woman being brought to hospital after she was found bleeding from her head in the North end this morning. City Police say a passerby saw the woman on Bridge Street and called for medical assistance just after 9am. She has undetermined injuries.