Comox Valley Ground Search & Rescue assist an injured hiker along the banks of Rosewall Creek. Photos via CVGSAR Facebook page

PHOTOS: Comox Valley Search and Rescue dispatched to assist with rescue of injured hiker

Hiker suffered a broken ankle in a fall along Rosewall Creek

Comox Valley Ground Search & Rescue was dispatched to assist BC Ambulance with a medical rescue near the falls along Rosewall Creek, between Courtenay and Qualicum, Saturday afternoon. A hiker had fallen down an embankment, and suffered a cut to the forehead and a broken ankle. North Shore Rescue and Talon Helicopters assisted by evacuating the subject via Helicopter External Transport System.

No update on the injured hiker is available.

 

Comox Valley Ground Search & Rescue assist an injured hiker along the banks of Rosewall Creek. Photos via CVGSAR Facebook page

Comox Valley Ground Search & Rescue assist an injured hiker along the banks of Rosewall Creek. Photos via CVGSAR Facebook page

Comox Valley Ground Search & Rescue assist an injured hiker along the banks of Rosewall Creek. Photos via CVGSAR Facebook page