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April 11, 2021

Trail biker flown to Lismore hospital with leg injuries

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A man has been flown  to Lismore Base Hospital with leg injuries after a trail bike accident near Busby Flat on Sunday.

At around 10.30am the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked by Ambulance New South Wales to search for a male trail bike rider who had fallen heavily from his bike in the Mount Pikapene State Forest.

According to the ambulance report, he had suffered severe leg injuries and members of the public were assisting him.

After a short search of the area, the helicopter crew located the man near an adjacent camping ground.

The helicopter paramedic and doctor, along with another paramedic who arrived by road ambulance treated the man at the scene before flying him to Lismore Base Hospital in a stable condition.


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