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Woman Discharged from Hospital Following Winery Accident


Mt Barker Hospital by Jennie Lenman

A pregnant woman who suffered an injury to her head at the Winter Reds Festival at the weekend has been discharged from hospital.

The woman in her 40s was at Sidewood Estate in Hahndorf on Saturday when a marquee collapsed in the windy conditions and a tarpaulin pole struck her head.

SA Ambulance Service media have confirmed the news saying, that "the patient suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to the Mount Barker Hospital. A doctor was on scene with the patient before ambulance crews quickly arrived."

The woman has since been discharged from hospital, according to an SA Health spokesperson.

Photo of Mt Barker Hospital by Jennie Lenman, ARN