Rescuers called to beach emergency

UPDATE 2.30pm: PARAMEDICS have transported one person to hospital with a suspected leg injury after becoming stranded on rocks at Little Wategos Beach.

The patient, believed to be a male, was taken to Byron Central Hospital for treatment.

The other two people were assessed on scene by paramedics.


UPDATE 2pm: THREE people have made their way off a rocky outcrop at Byron Bay following an emergency response to Little Wategos this afternoon.

Ambulance Media has confirmed all three walked off the rocks with one person suspected to have a leg injury.

The Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter has been called off.


TUESDAY 1.50pm: EMERGENCY services have rushed to Byron Bay following reports of people in trouble at Little Wategos Beach, Byron Bay.

NSW Ambulance media confirmed they were called to Marine Parade about 1.20pm to reports of people are stranded on rocks.

Multiple ambulances and the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter deployed to the scene.

The condition of those stranded are not yet known.

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