A 16-year-old girl is reported to be in a serious condition after falling from a cliff at Emerald Beach on Saturday afternoon.
A 16-year-old girl is reported to be in a serious condition after falling from a cliff at Emerald Beach on Saturday afternoon. Contributed

Girl badly injured after fall from headland

A TEENAGE girl has been badly injured in a cliff fall, north of Coffs Harbour.

Emergency services are reporting a 16-year-old girl has fallen from a cliff onto rocks near the headland.

It is believed the mishap happened just after noon. 

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked to Emerald Beach on Saturday around 3pm.

The helicopter critical care medical crew were winched onto a rock ledge and are treating the patient for numerous injuries.

A Surf Life Saving IRB was then used to move the girl from the rocks onto the beach. 

Helicopter medical team and NSW Ambulance paramedics are transporting the patient via road ambulance to Coffs Harbour Hospital.