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Australian Woman Impaled on Fence Waits 47 Minutes for EMS


 
 

| Thursday, December 17, 2009


Ambulance Victoria officials have met with a woman who waited for 47 minutes for an ambulance after being impaled on a fence in north eastern Victoria.

Kim Broadbent was injured after trying to climb over a steel fence on a friend's property at Yarrawonga on Tuesday.

She had no pain relief and waited 47 minutes paramedics to arrive because there was no ambulance available in Yarrawonga.

Read More, Govt, ambulance service, apologoze to impaled woman


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