INCIDENT NUMBER: G26489

13 July 2016 at 1552 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a InReach device in Peru.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male suffering a severe head injury caused by an accident while hiking. The individual was escorted by a SAR ground team to a vehicle that transported him to the nearest medical facility.