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Tourist breaks ankle at Goldstream Park
After slipping on some rocks at Goldstream Park, a man in his 50s was left with a broken ankle.
Langford Fire Rescue was called in by B.C. Ambulance at 1:30 p.m., Sept. 13 to help carry the man out.
The injured man had walked to the base of the waterfall and slipped on a rock in the stream, even though he was wearing proper hiking footwear, said Capt. Chris Aubrey with Langford Fire Rescue.
Six firefighters and two paramedics helped transport the man in a basket stretcher to the waiting ambulance on the side of the Trans Canada Highway.
The injured man was from Calgary and was then taken to Victoria General Hospital.