Injured biker rescued near Bear Main Forestry Service Road – Okanagan


An injured biker was rescued from the trails above Bear Main Forestry Service Road on Saturday afternoon.

Central Okanagan Search and Rescue (COSAR) was called in to help BC Ambulance (BCEHS) crews locate and evacuate the injured man.

“The cyclist was riding on a trail when he hit an object and flipped his bike, landing on his back,” the COSAR statement read.

« Suspecting a back injury, his friends called for help and BCEHS and COSAR were dispatched. »

COSAR teams located the man, stabilized him, brought him to a waiting ambulance and he was later transported to Kelowna General Hospital with undetermined injuries.

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12 COSAR members along with their medical and UTV team responded to the incident.

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