Badly injured dirt biker rescued after crash south of Kelowna
A dirt biker badly injured in a crash near Little White Mountain south of Kelowna was rescued last night.
Volunteers with Central Okanagan Search and Rescued were called at around 7 p.m. yesterday, Sept. 15, to find and rescue the injured biker, according to a media release from the group.
Her leg was so badly injured, she was unable to ride or walk out of the area.
The search group’s e-bike team arrived first to administer first aid and get her ready for extraction. She was taken to a waiting ambulance at around 2:15 a.m.
"The group of three riders were well prepared, and able to communicate their location, keep their riding partner warm with a fire, and shelter her from the rain," search manager Rob Braun said in the release.
It was Central Okanagan Search and Rescue’s 69th callout so far this year.
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