Man injured in single car crash near Coraki

A MAN in his 20s is recovering in Lismore Base Hospital after the car he was driving collided with a tree near Coraki yesterday.

A NSW Ambulance spokeswoman said paramedics were called to reports of a single-vehicle crash on Myall Creek Rd, Coraki at 1.45pm.

Initial reports were that the driver was in a critical condition.

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was also tasked to the scene. Once landed, the helicopter's Medical Services Crew assisted in stabilising the injured driver.

"Paramedics treated a 27-year-old man at the scene for abdominal injuries and he was transported to Lismore Base Hospital in a stable condition by road ambulance," the Ambulance spokeswoman said.

Late yesterday the man remained at Lismore Base hospital in a stable condition.

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