Young boy injured after 14-metre fall from Lake Louise chair lift
A young boy was injured Monday afternoon after falling 14 metres (45 feet) from the Glacier Chair Lift, Lake Louise Ski Resort staff said.
Resort spokesperson Dan Markham said the accident happened just after 2 p.m. MT.
He said a 10-year-old boy fell from the chair lift, and that the safety bar was not down at the time.
Markham said the boy was assessed by the Lake Louise Ski Patrol and transported to the bottom of the hill to meet STARS Air Ambulance.
He believed injuries included a broken leg.
The Lake Louise Ski Resort is located in Banff National Park near the village of Lake Louise, Alta.
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