Leavers 2018: Teen falls off cliff at popular holiday spot south of Perth

Leavers 2018: Teen falls off cliff at popular holiday spot south of Perth

POLICE and St John Ambulance officers enacted a dramatic rescue today (November 20) after a teen celebrating Leavers fell off a cliff south of Perth.

About 3pm, police officers on duty for Leavers 2018, helped St John Ambulance officers after an 18-year-old man fell approximately 2m from a cliff in Yallingup.

The man was with several friends on rocks near Yallingup when he fell, landing at the base.

Police, ambulance officers and rescue helicopter officers secured the man to a stretcher and carried him to an area so he could be placed in the helicopter.

He was airlifted by the RAC Rescue Helicopter to Bunbury Hospital for treatment of possible spinal injuries.