The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked to a property near Bangalow on Sunday.
The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked to a property near Bangalow on Sunday. Steve Cselka

Man hospitalised after flying fox fall

A 20-YEAR old with suspected back injuries suffered after falling from a flying fox on Sunday was collected by the Westpac Rescue Helicopter near Bangalow.

The man was using the device on a private property around midday when he fell off and collided with a tree stump.

There was a suspicion of spinal injuries and the man was flown to Gold Coast Hospital where he handed at around 2pm, a spokesperson for the Rescue Helicopter said.



Flagship Steve Irwin sails the East Coast against Adani

Flagship Steve Irwin sails the East Coast against Adani

Sea Shepherd to challenge global mining company in latest battle

Woman admits to drink driving six times over the legal limit

premium_icon Woman admits to drink driving six times over the legal limit

Coffs Coast woman pleads guilty to high range drink driving.

Local Partners