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Man falls from flying fox near Bangalow

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Photo contributed

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked to the Bangalow area around midday on Sunday (April 24) where a 29-year-old man had fallen two- to three metres from a flying fox.

The victim sustained suspected spinal and chest injuries from the fall.

He was stabilised on scene by the helicopter medical team and local paramedics.

The patient was flown to Gold Coast University Hospital in stable condition.


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