Angel of mercy: A Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter leaves the scene of a traffic accident to transport an injured patient to hospital.
Angel of mercy: A Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter leaves the scene of a traffic accident to transport an injured patient to hospital. Jacklyn Wagner

Man in hospital after falling from garage roof

A man who fell several metres from the roof of a garage at Woodenbong has been airlifted to hospital.

A NSW Ambulance spokeswoman said police and paramedics were called to a Woodebong residence about 2.30 pm following reports a man had fallen several metres from a garage roof.

When paramedics arrived they found the 54-year-old suffering back pain and complaining of a chest injury.

He was airlifted by the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter to Lismore Base Hospital in a stable condition.



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