The Westpac Rescue Helicopter has responded to the medical emergency at Urunga.
The Westpac Rescue Helicopter has responded to the medical emergency at Urunga.

Westpac chopper called after man reportedly falls from tree

EMERGENCY services have responded to a tree lopping incident at Urunga this morning following reports a man had fallen, suffering multiple fractures.

Giinagay Way between Short Cut Rd and Newry Island Dr was closed in both directions just after 10.40am as NSW Ambulance and the Westpac Rescue Helicopter arrived on scene.

NSW Ambulance media said initial reports suggest a man, aged in his mid-60s, had fallen from the tree and suffered fractures in his legs.

It is also believed he may have fractured his hip.

He was flown in a stable condition to Lismore Base Hospital. 

Motorists were advised to expect delays in the area.

 

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter has responded to the medical emergency at Urunga.
The Westpac Rescue Helicopter has responded to the medical emergency at Urunga.