The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Service was tasked to Kyogle on Friday afternoon.
The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Service was tasked to Kyogle on Friday afternoon. Marc Stapelberg

Motorbike rider critical

UPDATE 11.30am: A POLICE spokesman said a 43-year-old male rider of a motorcycle remains in a critical condition this morning at Gold Coast University Hospital after colliding with a 4WD on Kyogle Road in Uki around 5.15pm yesterday.

Just after 5pm on Friday 7 October 2016, emergency services were called to Kyogle Road, Uki (about 14km west of Murwillumbah), following reports a motorcycle and Mitsubishi Triton 4WD had collided.
The rider of the motorbike, a 43-year-old man, was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance Paramedics, before being air lifted to Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious condition.
The driver and two passengers in the vehicle were also treated at the scene by paramedics for minor injuries.
Officers attached to Tweed/Byron Local Area Command established a crime scene and commenced an investigation.

 

Original: A 42 year old male is in a critical condition after coming off his motorcycle on Kyogle Road, near Kyogle Bridge.

Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter are still on the scene treating the patient.

It is understood, given the critical nature of the man's injuries, he will be flown to Gold Coast Hospital.



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