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Nine-year-old girl found unconscious on Nakiska ski hill in critical condition

A STARS Air Ambulance helicopter lands on the Dr. Gregory Powell Helipad at the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015. Global News

CALGARY – EMS were called to Mount Allen’s Nakiska Ski Resort for reports of an injured skier found on the hill around 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

EMS said other skiers found a nine-year-old girl unconscious and unresponsive on the hill.

When EMS arrived, they said the girl was in critical condition and they initiated CPR, before bringing her to their medical facility down the hill.

STARS air ambulance and Kananaskis paramedics treated the young girl before flying her to the Alberta Children’s Hospital in critical condition.

EMS say they aren’t sure what led to the condition of the girl’s injuries but believe she sustained some type of collision on the hill.

There was no one else involved in the incident and no word yet on who she was with on the hill Sunday.

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