Injured snowmobile driver rescued from bush crash near Stonecliffe


There are few details at this time, but a snowmobile driver with serious injuries was rescued Friday from a forest trail near Stonecliffe.

Renfrew County Emergency Services Chief Mike Nolan reported the story on his Twitter account Friday night.

Nolan reported that a a snowmobile rider crashed into trees “2km+ in the forest,” resulting in “serious injuries & fractures.”

Renfrew County paramedics accessed the scene “by sled & immediately stabilize (the) patient.”

“Sierra Team” paramedics later arrived with a rescue vehicle, supported the paramedics already in place, and safely extracted the patient from the bush trail.

Nolan concluded his account with the hashtag, #teamwork.

The name of the driver and their current condition has not been released.