PORTLAND’S Lyn Newby describes a fall in her backyard on May 20 as a life-changing incident.
The fall resulted in a triple fracture of her right leg and left Ms Newby stranded and forced to drag herself backwards upstairs on her elbows to get help.
Ms Newby fell while preparing to wash upstairs windows on her two-storey home.
“I wasn’t even on the ladder; I was just setting up,” she said.
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