Injured bushwalker rescued in Currumbin Valley

Three 16-year-old’s have helped carry their young friend to rescuers after she was hit by a falling rock while bush walking in Currumbin Valley on Sunday.

Police have confirmed they received a called yesterday afternoon that a 16-year-old girl had been struck by a rock that had come loose from a cliff and was suffering from suspected spinal injuries.

The girl, who was unable to walk, was being carried out by three of her friends to police and SES personal who were trying to find the group on foot.


The Queensland police helicopter located the injured girl, and guided searchers on the ground to her location.

The girl was given initial first aid at the scene and was winched by helicopter out of the area and transported to hospital.