Wentworth Falls rock slide: One dead, several injured in Blue Mountains

Two people have been seriously injured

A tourist has been killed and two more people trapped after rocks collapsed on a popular walking track at the Blue Mountains.

A worker suffering multiple fractures was winched from the scene and then transported by helicopter to Westmead Hospital in a serious condition.

The spectacular Wentworth Pass track was closed on Wednesday as the rescue operation continued.

Another person has several fractures and is in a stable condition.

One man, suffering multiple fractures, has been winched from the scene and is now being transported by helicopter to Westmead Hospital in a serious condition.

The rock fall occurred near the bottom of a cliff face, about 45-minute walk along the track, an ambulance spokesperson told radio 2GB.

The spokesman said it appeared the walking track had collapsed, and police were setting up a command post at the scene.

It is understood the men were working on the closed track at the time of the accident.

Emergency services are responding to reports of a landslide at Wentworth Falls in the Blue Mountains, NSW Police say.

Nine ambulances, including Special Operations Team (SOT) paramedics, two Ambulance & Toll Rescue Helicopters and a road medical team are on the way.

NSW Police said the incident "took place on a closed track and there is no risk to the public".

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