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April 13, 2021

Two motorcyclists airlifted after north coast crashes

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At around midday, a 38-year-old woman with a suspected spinal fracture was treated at the scene, a private property at Keith Hall south of Ballina, by paramedics before she was airlifted to the hospital where she was reported to be in a stable condition.

Then around 90 minutes later, the chopper crew responded to a call to fly to Woodenbong Oval to meet a paramedic and an 58-year-old  man suffering limb injuries after a high-speed motorbike crash at Bonalbo.

He was also  airlifted after being treated at the scene and later reported to be in a stable condition.

 


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