Busy weekend for rescue helicopter

February 12, 2024 10:52 am in by

An injured bushwalker was airlifted from Mount Roland on Saturday.

Police say they received a call shortly after midday from the walker, with the Westpac Rescue Helicopter dispatched to the scene.

The walker was quickly located and transported to safety.

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No other details have been provided.

The Mount Roland incident was one of three rescues on Saturday, with a party of walkers had become lost on the Frenchman’s Cap Track on the West Coast, who were located around 9.50 am and transported to safety.

Meanwhile, a walker who suffered a lower leg injury near Scotts Peak Dam in the South-West was located by the helicopter and evacuated to the Royal Hobart Hospital for treatment.