ACCIDENT: Boy airlifted after falling from tree
EMERGENCY services rushed to the aid of a youth involved in an accident in the Northern Rivers west.
The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter and paramedics was tasked to Burringbar creek about 6.30pm following reports of a 12-year-old boy who had fallen out of a tree.
On arrival, the boy was found to be in the water being supported by a NSW ambulance paramedic.
The boy was treated by helicopter paramedic and doctor for fractures and other minor injuries before he was flown to Lismore Base Hospital in a stable condition.