Man airlifted after Jamberoo accident

A man had to be airlifted to a Sydney hospital for treatment after falling from a bike while riding on a property at Jamberoo on Saturday.

The man was riding with friends when he fell and was unable to walk due to his injuries.

Kiama SES volunteers and NSW Ambulance paramedics were called to carry the man across the steep and challenging terrain to a waiting ambulance helicopter.

Warren Turner, Kiama SES controller, praised the joint rescue team for their efforts.

“It was a challenging location at the top of a hill, and we needed to carry the man across loose rocks and a dry creek bed to take him to the ambulance helicopter," he said.

“It was a great joint effort by SES volunteers and Ambulance paramedics, and we wish the man a speedy recovery.”

The volunteers had just finished rescuing two people trapped in an elevator before being called to Jamberoo.