Fire and Rescue NSW crews attend skydiving mishap - Wilton

Published: 19 Dec 2022 03:03pm

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews are at the scene of a skydiving mishap at Wilton on Sydney's south-western outskirts.

A 24-year-old skydiver crashed into a tree upon landing near Picton Road, just after 1.30pm today.

The branches then snapped and the man fell up to 10-metres to the ground, injuring his lower back.

Two FRNSW crews rushed to the scene and provided emergency care with NSW Ambulance.

NSW Police, the Rural Fire Service and the State Emergency Service are also at the location.

The patient has been stabilised in preparation for a medical helicopter flight to hospital.

He has suffered suspected spinal injuries in the incident.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:13pm

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Stations nearby

PICTON Fire Station

435 Argyle Street, Picton NSW 2571


1 Thomas Rose Drive, Rosemeadow NSW 2560

BULLI Fire Station

325-327 Princes Highway, Bulli NSW 2516