Boy serious after cliff fall - Blue Mountains

Saturday, 22 May 2021 04:59:03 PM

A teenager has been rescued from a cliff edge and remains in a serious condition following a fall in the Blue Mountains today.

About 10.50am (Saturday 22 May 2021), emergency services responded to reports a boy had fallen off a rock ledge at Mitchell’s Ridge Road lookout, Mt Victoria.

Officers from Blue Mountains Police Area Command attended and found a 15-year-old boy with multiple injuries.

Police have been told the boy was with an organised group conducting adventure training.

Police Rescue, the NSW Ambulance Special Operations Unit and Rescue helicopter attended, and a coordinated rescue operation commenced with the teen safely extracted.

He was taken to Westmead Children’s Hospital and remains in a serious condition.