A man who was trapped in his van after it rolled off a road and crashed into a tree in Mebbin National Park on Sunday night is in a stable condition after being rescued yesterday afternoon (Australia Day) by crew from the Life Saver Rescue Helicopter
On arrival overhead the scene, near Brays Creek, Tyalgum, helicopter medical crew had to be winched in as there were no suitable landing sites nearby.
Together with other emergency service personnel they freed a male driver who had crashed his van into a tree and had been trapped upside down in the vehicle since the previous night.
The Helicopter moved to a paddock at Brays creek to pick up the man, was transported there via road abmbulance.
The patient was then flown to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition with head injuries