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Ottawa paramedics, firefighters perform cliff rescue on Stonebridge Trail

A 69-year-old woman is being treated in hospital after she fell about seven metres down a cliff by the Jock River on the Stonebridge Trail, according to the Ottawa Paramedic Service.

69-year-old in stable condition

A 69-year-old woman is being treated in hospital after she fell about seven metres down a cliff by the Jock River on the Stonebridge Trail, according to the Ottawa Paramedic Service.

Paramedics and fire crews were called out just before 1 p.m. on Sunday. They found the woman about 800 metres from the main road. ​

Rescuers were able to reach the woman using ropes and used an all-terrain vehicle to get her to an ambulance. 

She was treated for a leg injury and head lacerations at the scene. Rescuers also took spinal precautions.

Ottawa Paramedic Service.says she was stable when she arrived at the hospital. 

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