Serious mountain biking accident

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter

A 17-year-old boy is recovering after a serious mountain biking accident.

Just before 1pm on Sunday, November 8, the Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked to Ourimbah Mountain Bike Park following reports that a teenager had come off his bike and sustained serious leg injuries on a remote trail.

Emergency services attended the location and commenced treatment, before carrying the patient out via stretcher to the awaiting Helicopter Critical Care Medical Team, who further stabilised him before flying him to John Hunter Hospital for additional treatment.

Dilon Luke