27 June 2016 at 0035 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from an InReach device in Bakersville, California.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male suffering severe injuries caused by a motorcycle accident. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where he was treated for his injuries.