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The Westpac Rescue Helicopter has taken a female car accident victim to Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition.

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked during the night (Sunday, March 18) to a single-vehicle collision on River Drive South Ballina.

A car in which three people were travelling had left the road and collided with a tree.

It was reported that the 31-year-old female occupant of the vehicle was trapped by compression.

She was released by local SES and transported by helicopter to Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition suffering multiple injuries.

Two male occupants were transported by road ambulance to Lismore Base Hospital in a stable condition.


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