A walker had to be rescued this afternoon from Burning Palms in the Royal National Park by helicopter.
Ambulance crews responded to a call shortly after 5pm from a man in his twenties who had slipped and injured his leg.
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The man had been walking to the popular Figure Eight pools site.
Two paramedic road crews, two special operations team members, were dispatched to attend to the walker.
Paramedics were able to reach the walker by foot, however, had to call in the assistance of the Toll Ambulance Rescue Helicopter to extract the patient due to the difficulty of access.
The walker was subsequently airlifted from Burning Palms Surf Life Saving Club to Garrawarra Farm Carpark then transported to Sutherland Hospital in a stable condition.
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