03 October 2015 at 2121 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a DeLorme inReach device in San Juan County, Colorado. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported an older woman and a child who both sustained severe injuries due to a motor vehicle accident. The individuals were transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where they received treatment for their injuries.