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The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was called upon by the New South Wales Ambulance Service to a rural property at Terania Creek, east of Nimbin, on Friday following reports of a large tree branch falling on a 57-year-old man.

It was reported that the man was trapped under a branch and suffering from spinal injuries.

The helicopter was able to land on a nearby property at around 3pm. Helicopter paramedics along with local paramedics were able to stabilise and remove the patient, who was flown to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane.

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