Woman in serious condition after she fell out of a inflatable charter boat in Hout Bay

A 30-year-old woman is in a stable but serious condition, after she reportedly fell out of a rigid hull inflatable charter boat, in Hout Bay, on Thursday afternoon, while the charter boat was entering Hout Bay harbour through the Hout Bay harbour mouth.


The NSRI’s Craig Lambinon said the woman, who is believed to be an employee of the charter company, had reportedly been rescued onto the charter boat and brought to shore, where crew of the charter boat had initiated first aid treatment for injuries sustained..

‘’NSRI Hout Bay medics, Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services, Western Cape Government Health EMS, ER24 ambulance services, Hout Bay community crime prevention medics and Netcare 911 ambulances services responded,’’ he said.

‘’On arrival on the scene the female was treated for injuries' sustained in the incident she was airlifted to hospital by Netcare 911 helicopter in a stable but serious condition for further treatment,’’ added Craig Lambinon, NSRI Spokesperson.


By: Sibulele Stuurman