RAC helicopter called to injured surfer

Jackson Lavell-LeeBusselton Dunsborough Times
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The RAC helicopter was called to Yallingup after a surfer suffered a suspected serious back injury
Camera IconThe RAC helicopter was called to Yallingup after a surfer suffered a suspected serious back injury Credit: Jackson Flindell/The West Australian, Jackson Flindell

The RAC rescue helicopter was sent to Rabbit Hill Beach in Yallingup on Tuesday to assist an injured surfer.

The local surfer is believed to have suffered a serious back injury after wiping out in six foot swell at around 1pm.

The double overhead swell combining with westerly winds caused dangerous conditions throughout Tuesday.

A spokesperson for St John Ambulance said the surfer would be conveyed to Royal Perth Hospital.

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