Australian hiker discovered after crawling for dual days with damaged leg and wrist

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An Australian hiker pronounced on Wednesday he had to yield for dual days by scrubland before he was discovered after descending 6 meters down a waterfall, violation his leg and wrist.

Neil Parker, 54, pronounced he was walking alone on Mount Nebo, 32 km west of Brisbane, a state collateral of Queensland, when he fell.

“Straight away, we thought, ‘I’m now in a lot of difficulty since nobody knows where we am,'” Parker told reporters from his sanatorium bed.

Parker, an gifted hiker, pronounced he attempted to phone for assistance though his mobile phone had been shop-worn in a fall.

He motionless to yield about 3 km to an area where he believed hunt and rescue workers would improved be means to mark him.

Parker pronounced painkillers and protein bars he had packaged for his travel had helped him tarry a unpleasant and perfected journey.

“I could usually get a scale or a meter-and-a-half any time before we had to stop,” Parker said. “What took me 40 mins to travel adult took me scarcely dual days to yield behind down.”

Parker was eventually speckled by a rescue helicopter and winched out on Tuesday afternoon.

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