The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was called to a chainsaw accident near Tenterfield.
The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was called to a chainsaw accident near Tenterfield.

Rescue chopper called to chainsaw accident

A WOMAN in her 70s has been taken to hospital after she was hurt in a chainsaw accident.

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was yesterday called to the incident at Mole River near Tenterfield.

A spokesman from the rescue chopper said local paramedics and the critical care medical team treated a woman in her 70s for injuries.

The woman was transported to Lismore Base Hospital in a stable condition.



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