70-year-old women survives 60ft plunge from John Lewis balcony

An elderly woman, believed to be in her 70s, survived a 60ft fall from a John Lewis store balcony in Cheadle on this week.

Despite the huge fall, she is believed to have suffered no major injuries. Emergency services rushed to the store on Wilmslow Road around 4pm with an air ambulance, land ambulance and three hazardous area response teams.

The pensioner who is said to have suffered hip and spinal injuries, was taken to Wythenshawe Hospital immediately.

A John Lewis spokesperson said, “A woman had sustained spinal and hip injuries and was taken to hospital.

 

TNT News Rami Mwamba

 

Photo Credit: Christine Mathews

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