Around 11am this morning the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked to Blue Knob, near Nimbin, where a 50-year-old male had been hit by a tree he was cutting down.
Southbound lanes of the Pacific Highway have reopened 10 kilometres south of Tabbimoble after a serious motorcycle crash. Heavy traffic is now easing, with the southbound queue up to 10 kilometres at one stage.
Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked to a near drowning at Whites Beach, near Broken Head, on Sunday afternoon. Local resident Ian Cohen described the situation at the beach as a ‘disaster waiting to happen'.
Police are still trying to establish how a man came to be unconscious by the side of a road at Goonellabah on Monday.
A 61-year-old male motor cyclist wast airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition after colliding with a kangaroo some 5kms south-west of Grafton on Sunday morning
A man 64-year-old was airlifted to hospital on Monday (October 22) after falling from his pushbike at Coopers Shoot, west of Byron Bay.
A 23-year-old Mullumbimby man has been hospitalised with burns after a cooking accident at his Morrison Avenue home overnight.
Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter was tasked overnight to Missingham Bridge in Ballina after someone was reported to have jumped off the bridge and not resurfaced.
On Friday, August 17, a 61-year-old woman had to be airlifted from near the summit of Mt Warning (Wollumbin) after falling while climbing down the mountain with a relative. The accident is the fourth on the mountain this year.
Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter has this afternoon flown to a quad bike rollover on a property at Main Arm.
The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was called to Mount Warning (Wollumbin) on Saturday to rescue a 17-year-old male who had got into trouble on the track.
An out-of-court settlement between the old and new operators of the Westpac Helicopter Rescue service will see community-raised funds intended to support the former service stay on the North coast.
The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was called out late Sunday to an area north west of Tenterfield, near Back Creek, where a 70-year-old was found trapped under a quad bike on a remote rural property.
The rescue helicopter has had to perform a winch rescue on a 14-year-old boy who it’s believed suffered a medical condition while walking on the Mount Warning track on Tuesday.
A 45-year-old male suffered a suspected heart attack while bush walking in Yuragir National Park with his family on Saturday. In a separate incident, an 80-year-old male suffered a cardiac arrest whilst fishing near Yamba Lighthouse.
A horse-rider at Coorabell was airlifted to Lismore Base Hospital on Sunday following a fall. And on Saturday the chopper was required to transport a driver in a single-vehicle accident from Blue Knob to Gold Coast University Hospital.
Police have charged a 43-year-old man with assault of a 45-year-old man who went missing in the Richmond River at Woodburn at around 7.30pm last night. Police divers are likely to be called in today to search for the missing man.
A woman has been airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital after a car rolled at Wadeville, between Nimbin and Kyogle, around lunchtime Tuesday.
The Westpac Rescue Helicopter has had a busy weekend, including helping rescue three people from a capsized boat in the Richmond River at Ballina in the early hours of Sunday morning.
The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked late Tuesday afternoon to assist in the search for a surfer reported missing south of Cape Byron on Tallow Beach.
The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter transported two patients to hospital on Monday afternoon (April 9): one was a horse-rider who was injured by her horse at Lennox Head, the other a bushwalker who suffered an injury at Minyon Falls.
A woman is in a critical condition in hospital after the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked during the night to a single-vehicle collision on River Drive South Ballina.
Updated: 11.50am An air and sea search is underway for 65-year-old solo yachtsmen Keith Jones, who is missing from his vessel, found at Yamba yesterday.
Updated: Police continue to make inquiries after a woman went missing in the water at a beach in Byron Bay overnight. An all-night search failed to find her either in the water or on the beach.
The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was called out just after midnight last night to transfer a man who had suffered burns after a gas leak caused an explosion in a Ballina cafe.