INCIDENT NUMBER: G23017

27 February 2016 at 2339 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a Garmin inReach device in British Columbia, Canada.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male sustaining a broken leg due to a snowmobile accident. The individual was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where he was treated for his injury.