2nd teen skier airlifted from Banff to Calgary hospital
13-year-old knocked unconscious Friday at Alberta Winter Games, 15-year-old also injured Saturday
Another teenager has been airlifted out of Banff after a skiing accident, making it the second time in as many days that a teen has been injured in a skiing accident on the hill.
On Saturday, a STARS air ambulance was dispatched shortly before 1 p.m. MT for reports of a 15-year-old male injured while skiing.
He was transported first to hospital in Banff and then airlifted to hospital in Calgary.
He is reported to be in stable condition.
STARS says he was not taking part in the Alberta Winter Games.
On Friday, a 13-year-old girl was airlifted to hospital in Calgary after being knocked unconscious at the Alberta Winter Games in Banff.
Officials say the girl was doing a freestyle training run Friday in Banff when she fell.
She was unconscious for a brief time and taken to hospital in Banff.
The girl was then airlifted to the Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary.
Officials say she is in stable condition.