Man airlifted to hospital after incident at water park

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A 27-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital in a stable condition after becoming unconscious while wakeboarding in Penrith this evening.

It is understood the man was knocked unconscious when he fell and impacted the water while riding at Cables Wake Park.

CareFlight’s rapid response rescue helicopter was tasked to the waterpark just after 6pm, landing at the facility.

NSW Ambulance and NSW Police provided initial treatment in the water, before transporting the patient to shore.

The patient was treated for shoulder and head injuries by CareFlight’s specialist doctor and critical care paramedic, before he was airlifted to Westmead Hospital in a stable condition.

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