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A paraglider crashed heavily into the sand dunes on the beach at Broadwater Beach, near Evans Head, today.

The Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter then winch inserted the Helicopter Critical Care Medical Team into sand dunes at Broadwater Beach around 2.30pm today. They were providing assistance to a 35 year old male who was injured when his paraglider crashed heavily into the sand dunes on the beach.

The man was stabilised on scene by ASNSW paramedics and the medical team before he was recovered back into the helicopter and flown direct to Lismore Hospital in a stable condition. He is suffering suspected back injuries and will undergo further treatment.


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