News Release

South Australia Police

25. April 2015

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Update: Man critical after shark attack – Fishery Bay

A man has been airlifted to Adelaide in a critical condition following a shark attack at Fishery Bay this morning about 40kms south of Port Lincoln

At about 9.50am Police and South Australian Ambulance Service were called to Fishery Bay, following reports a man had suffered serious injuries as a result of a shark attack.

The 26-year-old Port Lincoln man was surfing approximately 350m off shore when he was attacked by a shark causing serious leg injuries.

The injured man was rushed to the local Port Lincoln Hospital and has since been airlifted to the Royal Adelaide Hospital in a critical condition.

Police in conjunction with Fisheries, local council and Surf Life Saving SA are in the process of erecting signs on the beach warning members of the public of the shark incident.

Source: SAPOL