Update six – Hailstorm strikes the ACT

Two people were taken to hospital overnight after being injured in the hailstorm that struck the ACT.

The ACT Ambulance Service were called to homes in Tuggeranong between 8pm and 9pm.

Intensive care paramedics treated a 42 year old woman at Richardson after she had apparently fallen off a ladder. She was stabilised on scene then transported to the Canberra Hospital in a stable condition with a broken arm.

In the second case, an elderly woman sustained suspected spinal injuries after falling at Isabella Plains. She was also taken to the Canberra Hospital by intensive care paramedics in a stable condition.

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