Balcony collapse at Manyana leaves three seriously injured

Police are investigating a balcony collapse that left five people injured in the Shoalhaven on Tuesday night.

About 6pm (Tuesday 23 December 2014), police and emergency services were called to a home on The Citadel at Manyana, following reports that a first floor balcony collapsed.

Three women, a 79-year-old, a 41-year-old, and a 43-year-old received serious injuries from the collapse and were airlifted to hospital in a serious condition.

A 43-old man and a 42-year-old woman also received minor injuries and have been taken by Ambulance Paramedics to hospital.

A crime scene has been established and police from Shoalhaven Local Area Command are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.


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