Ambulance helicopter airlifts girl to Canberra Hospital after water skiing accident at Blowering Dam

BLOWERING DAM: A nine-year-old girl was airlifted to Canberra Hospital with suspected spinal injuries after a water skiing accident on New Year's Day.
BLOWERING DAM: A nine-year-old girl was airlifted to Canberra Hospital with suspected spinal injuries after a water skiing accident on New Year's Day.

An ambulance helicopter has airlifted a nine-year-old girl to Canberra Hospital following a water skiing accident at Blowering Dam.

Emergency services were called around 2pm on New Year’s Day after the girl, who is believed to be from Wagga, sustained a neck injury.

Ambulance officers stabilised the girl while police created a perimeter to allow the helicopter to land at the Talbingo end of the dam foreshore.

The girl was transported to hospital in a stable condition.

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