Man rescued after Cable Bay fall

The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter. Photo / Supplied
The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter. Photo / Supplied

A 64-year-old man was airlifted to Nelson Hospital after falling from the Cable Bay walkway today.

The man was seen to fall around 4.30pm this afternoon by other track users, they raised the alarm and cared for him until the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter arrived.

The man was treated at the scene by the onboard paramedic before being flown to Nelson Hospital where he is reportedly in a stable condition.

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