In hot water
Melanie’s nightmare was Louis’ life-threatening emergency:
A seriously broken leg and a blocked artery, hundreds of
kilometres from medical care.
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Hardworking cattle ringer Louis, 21, was enjoying some rare downtime from cattle station
work in remote NT when the unimaginable happened.
A serious water-skiing accident saw Louis hit the water hard, severely breaking his leg.
“I knew something was wrong as soon as I picked my leg up out of the water. It was
flopping around, and I couldn’t move my ankle, and no feeling in my leg, and I could
pop it in and out of place.” Louis recalled.
Hundreds of kilometres from medical care, and with Louis in excruciating pain, Louis’ friends
feared the worst. There was no time to waste driving him to local medical services, hours away by car.
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