Westpac Rescue Helicopter busy across the New England/ North West

Rescue crews were busy over the weekend with four accidents in just two days across the region.

On Saturday a 29-year-old woman was airlifted to Tamworth following a single-vehicle accident at Black Mountain.

She was treated for a fractured arm and head injuries. 

Westpac Rescue Helicopter were also tasked to Bingara Hospital to rescue a man who had fallen from a horse and was trampled by a cow.

The 29-year-old was flown to Tamworth Hospital suffering chest and abdominal injuries.

And there was no rest on Sunday.

The chopper was tasked to Ebor after reports a teenager had fallen from a horse at a campground.

The 17-year-old male was flown to Coffs Harbour Hospital with pelvic injuries.

He was reported to be in a stable condition.

In the afternoon, the chopper was tasked to Glen Innes Hospital to rescue a 24-year-old man suffering pelvic and leg injuries following a horse fall.

He was taken to Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital in a stable condition. 


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