A 20-year-old man was hit by a truck on the Pacific Highway on Tuesday night around 10.30pm.
A 20-year-old man was hit by a truck on the Pacific Highway on Tuesday night around 10.30pm. Frank Redward

Man hit by truck remains in a critical condition

JAMIE Austin, the young man, who was hit by a b-double, remains in a critical condition in intensive care at John Hunter Hospital.

The 20-year-old was struck by the southbound heavy vehicle in Coffs Harbour last Tuesday around 10.30pm.

Jamie Austin was struck by a b-double on the Pacific Highway in Coffs Harbour last week.
Jamie Austin was struck by a b-double on the Pacific Highway in Coffs Harbour last week. Go Fund Me

The accident happened on Grafton St/the Pacific Highway near the intersection of Vernon St.

He was rushed to Coffs Harbour Base Hospital and was later airlifted to Newcastle.

A Go Fund Me campaign has been started by friends of the Boambee Bombers football player to assist the Austin family with medical bills.

A fundraiser is being held for the Austin family on April 28.
A fundraiser is being held for the Austin family on April 28.


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