Wasatch County SAR rescue injured snowmobiler near Current Creek Peak

WASATCH COUNTY, Utah – Wasatch County Search and Rescue (SAR) responded to an alert generated by a Garmin Inreach Personal Locator around 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, January 4.

The SOS alert originated just south of Current Creek Peak, in a very remote region of Wasatch County. The SOS indicated a severely injured snowmobiler. Wasatch County SAR, Wasatch Fire, and Intermountain Life Flight were dispatched to the area to assist.

A 21-year-old male was injured in a snowmobile crash. The injuries required extraction by medical helicopter. First responders were able to extract the patient via Life Flight helicopter and then successfully transport him to the hospital.

A helicopter flying in to export an injured snowmobiler to the hospital. Photo: Wasatch County SAR (Facebook).
The location of the injured snowmobiler near Current Creek Peak. Photo: Wasatch County SAR (Facebook).

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