Motorcyclist critically injured after crashing into tree

FRIDAY 9.15am: THE Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter have confirmed more details about a crash that left a motorcycle rider critically injured yesterday.

A spokesperson for the helicopter service said they were tasked by NSW Ambulance last night to recover the motorbike rider who had collided into a tree at high speed at The Channon.

The rider suffered multiple injuries and was flown to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition, the spokesperson said.

 

THURSDAY 5.39pm: PARAMEDICS are treating a motorcyclist, believed to be in his 20s, who reportedly crashed into a tree at The Channon.

Emergency services rushed to Tuntable Creek Rd just before 5pm.

NSW Ambulance confirmed the man is suffering from a broken leg and possible chest injuries.

The Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter is on its way to the scene.

It is expected to be landing at The Channon Showground soon.