The CareFlight team has airlifted a 13 year old boy to hospital in a serious but stable condition after a downhill mountain biking accident near Hornsby Quarry.
The Mounties Care CareFlight Rapid Response Helicopter was tasked by NSW Ambulance shortly after 12:30pm. The helicopter landed nearby the scene at 12:43pm. NSW Ambulance paramedics worked alongside CareFlight’s medical team to treat the patient for head injuries. CareFlight’s specialist doctor and NSW Ambulance critical care paramedic placed the patient into an induced coma and intubated to provide protective measures against brain injury. The patient was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.The CareFlight critical care team airlifted the patient to Westmead Children’s Hospital for further treatment.
NSW Police and NSW Fire and Rescue were also in attendance.