Man to be airlifted with serious head injuries

THE Westpac Rescue Helicopter is en route to Coffs Harbour this afternoon responding to a man who has suffered  serious head injuries.

A special medical retrieval team from John Hunter Hospital is being flown to Coffs Harbour Hospital to stabilise a 35-year-old who has suffered serious head injuries.

The man will be flown back to John Hunter Hospital.

The cause of the head injury is unknown at this stage, a spokesman for the service said.  



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