Coorabell horserider hospitalised after fall

The Westpac helicopter landed at Coorabell on Sunday (June 17) to assist a man who was injured falling from a horse. Photo supplied

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was called out around 2pm on Sunday following reports that a horse rider had suffered injuries after a fall from a horse near Coorabell.

The helicopter medical team treated a 62-year-old male rider for back and chest injuries and transported him to Lismore Base Hospital in a stable condition.

Single-vehicle accident

The helicopter was called also required on Saturday night (June 16) to a single-vehicle motor accident on Blue Knob Rd north of Nimbin.

One person was treated for injuries and transported by helicopter to Gold Coast University Hospital.

The condition of patient is unknown.


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