The ACT Ambulance Service has activated the Snowy Hydro SouthCare rescue helicopter to retrieve an injured elderly woman in Tuggeranong.
The 83 year old is believed to have sustained a broken ankle at Red Rock Gorge about three kilometres from Kambah Pool.
Update to follow.
1:43pm Wednesday 2012
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Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 1.07pm.
ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics on board the Snowy Hydro SouthCare rescue helicopter have landed at Red Rock Gorge and are currently treating the patient.
2:25pm Wednesday 27 June 2012
Correction- Age of elderly female patient 85 years, not 83 years as earlier reported.
ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics have treated the patient for an ankle injury with a possible fracture and flown her to The Canberra Hospital in a stable condition.
3:53pm Wednesday 27 June 2012