INCIDENT NUMBER: G26612

17 July 2016 at 1616 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a InReach device in Austria.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 40-year-old male sustaining injured ribs caused by a fall while hiking. The individual was transported by ambulance to the nearest hospital where he was treated for his injury.