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A 58-year-old surfer has been taken to Lismore Base Hospital after being severely dumped by a wave at Flat Rock Beach

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked to the beach at around 11.30am Sunday.

A helicopter spokesperson said the man was suffering head and possible neck injuries from surfing incident.

The helicopter doctor and a paramedic treated the man at the scene before he was taken to hospital by road ambulance in a relatively stable condition.


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