Waterskier injured on Shoalhaven River

A MAN has been treated for suspected spinal injuries after falling from a ski tube on the Shoalhaven River this afternoon.

The 43-year-old man from Sydney was being towed behind a speed boat when he fell off.

Paramedics were called around 1pm to the Shoalhaven Ski Park and two paramedics were transported via speedboat to the opposite bank where the man was lying.

He reported feeling a crack in his neck and also experiencing numbness down his left arm.

The man was stabilised, loaded on to a stretcher and brought back to the Shoalhaven Ski Park where he was transported via an ambulance to Shoalhaven Hospital.

In another incident, a man in his early 30s suffered from a serious ankle injury in a North Nowra backyard at 4pm yesterday.

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