The woman, a visitor from Hungary, was taken to hospital with a broken leg and injuries to her spine. Two other passers-by suffered lighter injuries. An investigation is currently under way into the causes of the incident.
The weather office issued second-degree warnings of the strong warm southern foehn wind halny which was expected to reach at least 100 kms per hour in the Podhale region, with a velocity of 176 kilometres being reported in the higher reaches of the Tatra mountains.
Source: IAR, PAP