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November 28, 2021

Man airlifted to hospital after crash near Kyogle

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A man was airlifted to Lismore Base Hospital late yesterday afternoon (Sunday) with serious injuries after he was ejected from a vehicle that had rolled on a private property north-west of Kyogle.

A spokesperson for the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter said the man was treated at the scene at Woolners Arm, by the helicopter medical team and local paramedics before being taken to Lismore Base Hospital.

His condition was unknown late tonight.

 


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