Four bushwalkers were extracted from the Overland Track by Tasmania Police on Friday afternoon as deteriorating weather conditions left them with inadequate clothing.
Western Search and Rescue members were deployed to Cradle Mountain about 4.30pm on Friday to assist the bushwalkers, who had gathered near Kitchen Hut.
Due to the weather conditions the four did not have adequate clothing and supplies to weather the walk and were taken to the hut for shelter by other walkers who had located them on the track.
The search and rescue team walked to Kitchen Hut and walked out with the group of four people at 10:50pm. Nobody in the group suffered any injuries.
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A Tasmania Police spokesperson said it was a timely reminder that weather in the Cradle Mountain and Central Highlands areas can change quickly and frequently.
"Police encourage people to take clothing and equipment that is appropriate for all weather conditions when venturing into the Cradle Mountain area," the spokesperson said.
Meanwhile, police and emergency services were called to the scene of a B-Double truck crash on the Bass Highway near Sassafras overnight.
The truck appeared to have left the road and collided with trees off the roadway.
The driver sustained minor injuries during the crash and was transported by ambulance to hospital.