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Qld: Teen in 30m waterfall plunge

16 Jan 2009 7:26 AM

BRISBANE, Jan 16 AAP - An 18-year-old woman is in a serious condition with a fractured skull after falling 30 metres down a waterfall in far north Queensland.

She was at Cedar Falls at Proserpine with a group of friends when she fell from the top of the falls late on Thursday afternoon.

A helicopter was called to the scene but a friend of the woman managed to help her to an ambulance which took her to Proserpine Hospital.

She suffered head and spinal injuries and a fractured hand and was listed in a serious but stable condition.