7yr old Tyler Moon walked 1km (0.6 miles) of forest to save his father’s life after their quad crashed. Tyler made the journey to get help despite his own injuries: two collapsed lungs filling with blood and seven broken ribs. He managed to alert help just in time before collapsing himself.
A seven-year-old boy who fought horrific injuries to save his father’s life by walking a kilometre to fetch help has received a NSW bravery award.
Tyler Moon suffered two punctured lungs and seven broken ribs when the quad bike he and his father David were riding crashed near their remote home in Milton on the state’s south coast two years ago.
The pair managed to get halfway back to the house before Mr Moon collapsed from his own critical internal injuries and realised he could go no further.
His own lungs filling with blood, Tyler somehow battled his way the final kilometre to get help for his dad before collapsing himself.
Tyler, now 10, was one of 17 people to receive Royal Humane Society of NSW awards from NSW Governor … Continue Reading