The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter has been tasked by NSW Ambulance to attend an incident involving a 12 year old girl in Yamba NSW.
The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter has been tasked by NSW Ambulance to attend an incident involving a 12 year old girl in Yamba NSW. Supplied

Girl in critical condition after Yamba incident

11am: At approximately 5:30pm yesterday evening NSW Ambulance were called to Rocky Laurie Drive and Pacific Parade, Yamba to attend to a 13-year-old female who came off a skateboard and sustained a serious head injury.

The female patient was taken by Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter to Gold Coast University Hospital later in the evening.

"The patient is still critical," a spokesperson from the hospital said.

It is unknown at this time if the patient is a local resident. 

 

8am: A girl is in critical condition after falling from a skateboard near Yamba yesterday afternoon. 

It is believed she has suffered a head injury as a result of the fall and was airlifted by the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter to Gold Coast University Hospital later in the evening. 

The condition of the patient is reported as critical.

More details to follow.



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