A teenage boy has been taken to hospital with a broken leg after falling from his bike at Bare Creek.

Just after 1.30pm this afternoon (Saturday, 28 October), emergency services responded to a report of a 13-year-old boy injured after falling from his bike going over a jump at the Bare Creek Bike Park, Crozier Road, Belrose.

Bare Creek Bike Park

The boy was at the popular mountain bike park with friends, who called Triple Zero (000) following his injury. They waited at the entrance to the bike park, guiding emergency services to where he lay injured.

Boy breaks leg at Bare Creek Bike Park

Three NSW Ambulance crews attended, including Intensive Care Paramedics and NSW Ambulance Inspector Christine Ashman.

They assessed the boy where he was lying on the track, finding him in a large amount of pain, complaining of an injury to his leg.

Paramedics were able to treat the boy on the track for a suspected fractured right leg, and provide pain relief for his injury.

Boy breaks leg at Bare Creek Bike Park

After assessing options with specialist rescue firefighters from Gordon Station for getting him from the middle of the bike track to an ambulance, paramedics carefully reversed the ambulance 100m down a dirt road to get closer to the boy’s location near the jumps.

Boy breaks leg at Bare Creek Bike Park

With the combined effort of NSW Police, firefighters and paramedics, the boy was placed into a stokes litter and removed from the track.

They carried him a short distance across rocky ground where he was lifted and placed onto an ambulance stretcher.

Boy breaks leg at Bare Creek Bike Park

The boy’s parents arrived at the bike park before he was taken by NSW Ambulance to the Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick in a stable condition just before 3.15pm.

His teenage friends displayed a mixture of concern at their friend’s injury, as well as ensuring they captured the moment for posterity.

Images: Luke Gavahan

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