Chamonix: a skier loses consciousness due to a head shock


On Thursday 9 March 2023, the Chamonix High Mountain Gendarmerie Platoon (PGHM) rescued a 34-year-old skier with a head injury in the Grands Montets area.

The civil security helicopter was often mobilized this Thursday 9 March. Photo Archive The DL /G.Y.


According to Le Dauphine, the man having fallen heavily, suffered a head trauma and lost consciousness.

The rescuers took care of the victim in the morning, at 10:20 a.m., and took him with the Dragon 74 civil security helicopter to Sallanches hospital.

The civil security helicopter was mobilized on Thursday 9 March

At 12:37 p.m., the gendarmerie unit was also sent to the Balme area to help another skier suffering from back and leg trauma. The skier was evacuated to Annecy hospital.

Three other traumatological interventions took place during the day around the Mont-Blanc massif.

Two pedestrians technically blocked near the Brévent area were also rescued by the PGHM.

Source: @Le Dauphine

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