The helicopter has transferred a 15-year-old girl to the Gold Coast University Hospital.
The helicopter has transferred a 15-year-old girl to the Gold Coast University Hospital. Contributed

Girl, 15, flown to hospital after falling off her bike

THE Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked at midnight last night to transfer a 15-year-old girl from Lismore Base Hospital to the Gold Coast University Hospital.

The girl was reported to have suffered head injuries after falling from a bicycle earlier in the evening in Ballina.

She was treated on scene and transported by road ambulance to Lismore Base Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

The condition of the patient remains unknown.



GALLERY: Burnt out fire truck

premium_icon GALLERY: Burnt out fire truck

The RFS truck will probably be written off.

"Someone could have been injured or killed"

premium_icon "Someone could have been injured or killed"

An RFS crew sheltered in their truck as the grass fire overcame them

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