Injured bike rider rescued by boat - Glenrock State Conservation Area (Merewether)

Published: 27 Mar 2021 08:46am

Just before 9 am today, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) received a request to assist with the search and rescue of an injured bike rider.

Following an extensive search, which included members of the public remaining in contact with Triple Zero (000) operators as a rescue helicopter flew overhead, the injured man was located.

Crews walked over three kilometres through very thick scrub to get to the man. Once he was secured into an inflatable boat, he was carefully floated down a creek to an awaiting ambulance and conveyed to hospital.

Footage of this incident is attached to this alert, please use the link below.

Updated: 25 Oct 2022 03:51pm

listView more incidents

Related Tweets

Related safety topics

Battery and charging safety

It's important that we all understand the risks of lithium-ion batteries and be prepared if things go wrong.

Details about this incident may change and should not be used as emergency information and/or advice.

For all life threatening emergencies, call Triple Zero (000)

For flood information, warnings or requests for non-life threatening assistance, call the SES on 132 500 or visit the NSW State Emergency Service website here. [external link].

For information directly relating to bushfires please call the Bush Fire Information Line on 1800 679 737 or visit the NSW Rural Fire Service Website here. [external link]