Medivac South Coast Track

Approximately 10:30am on Thursday 29/12/11 the Westpac Police Rescue Helicopter was activated to attend Cox Bight on the South Coast Track. A 63 year old Rockhampton man who was walking the South Coast Track with 5 other people suffered a serious head injury as a result of falling on rocks.

The helicopter was able to land nearby and transported the man to the Hobart Private Hospital.

The walking group which the man was a member of was well equipped and were able to raise the alarm by satellite phone.

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