INCIDENT NUMBER: 17283

07 February 2016 at 0154 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Queensland, Australia.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 60 year old male sustaining minor injuries caused by hitting a kangaroo while on a motorcycle. The individual was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital for treatment.