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Man injured in surf incident at Tallow Beach

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A swimmer had to be winched to safety at Tallow Beach late Sunday afternoon (December 10) after almost drowning near the mouth of Tallow Creek.

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Service doctor and paramedic treated the man on the beach before he was winched up and transported to Lismore Base Hospital for further treatment.

Echonetdaily understands that the man, whose age and condition are unknown, got into trouble in the water and was dragged to safety by other beachgoers at the scene.

Girl in bike fall

Earlier this morning the chopper was called upon to transport a 17-year-old girl from Lismore Base Hospital to the Gold Coast University Hospital.

The girl had suffered head injuries after falling from a bicycle in Lismore.

The rider was treated at the scene by local road ambulance paramedics and transported to Lismore Base Hospital where assessment showed she needed additional treatment.


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