RESCUE: On Thursday May 21 around 10.05am the Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter was dispatched to a car crash with two people reported to be trapped.
RESCUE: On Thursday May 21 around 10.05am the Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter was dispatched to a car crash with two people reported to be trapped.

Patients transferred to hospital after two car crash

UPDATE 5.10pm: THE Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked to a two car MVA at Old Bonalbo at 10.30am.

NSW Paramedics and the Helicopter Critical Care Medical Team stabilised one of the occupants, who was trapped for a short period of time.

A 59-year-old male suffered lower limb and possible spinal injuries, was airlifted to Lismore Hospital in a stable condition for further treatment.  

 

UPDATE, 12pm: A MAN has been transported to Lismore Base Hospital via helicopter after being injured in a car crash at Old Bonalbo earlier on Thursday.

An Ambulance NSW spokesman confirmed that two of the three people treated after a two-car crash have been transported to hospital.

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He said one man has been flown by Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter while the other man was transported by a road ambulance crew.

"Two patients who were initially trapped have been extracted from a vehicle in the crash," he said.

"One man aged 23 has an ankle injury and another man, aged 21 has minor injuries."

The spokesman said a third person treated at the crash scene was not transported.  


Original story: THE Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter has been dispatched to a serious motor vehicle accident west of Lismore this morning.

Earlier today an Ambulance NSW spokesman said they were alerted shortly after 10am of the incident which occured on Clarence Way at Old Bonalbo.

"At 10.05am today (Thursday) two road crews and the Westpac chopper were dispatched to the incident," he said.

"The caller reported two people are trapped in a vehicle.

"We will know more when they are on scene."

It is understood other emergecy services including police and firefighters are also on their way to the incident.

More to come.