INJURED – 16 May 2007 — Warra Beach, near Coral Bay, Western Australia – wader attacked

Early media reports say a woman, 39, (not named) was bitten on the back of her lower left leg by shark while walking in shallow water. She was holding her baby at the time of the attack which occurred around 2.45pm local time.

The attack occurred 16 May 2007 at Warra Beach, near Coral Bay in Western Australia, about a 1,000 km north of Perth.

Her husband was at the scene and drove her towards Coral Bay where they were met by an ambulance.

St John’s Ambulance manager Danny Barron told media he was told that there was “significant damage to her calf muscle”.

The woman was first treated at a nursing post at Coral Bay and then taken to Carnarvon hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

No further details were reported at the time of this blog.

Sources:
Sydney Morning Herald
The West Australian

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