Depot Beach cliff fall

An 18-year-old man has been airlifted to Canberra Hospital after falling from a cliff near Batemans Bay. 

Emergency services were called to Depot Beach about 10.30am on Sunday.

The Central Coast man was brought to safety and airlifted to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

A NSW Police spokeswomen said the man was attempting to cliff down the cliff when he fell about 20 metres. 

A Batemans Bay Fire and Rescue spokesman said the male suffered multiple fractures, cuts and abrasions.

“Rescue crews assisted in transporting the patient in a stokes litter to the awaiting helicopter,” he said. 

Snowy Hydro South Care, NSW Police, NSW Ambulance, RFS and Fire and Rescue crews attended the scene. 

File photo.

File photo.

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