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Rescue chopper transports motorbike rider hit in hwy crash

UPDATE 8.20am: A 68 year old male has been taken to Gold Coast University Hospital following a crash on Pacific Hwy where he was hit by a car while riding hit motorbike.

Late yesterday afternoon the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked on a medical retrieval to Lismore Base Hospital to transfer the male after he suffered injuries sustained in an earlier motorcycle accident.

 

ORIGINAL STORY: A MOTORCYCLE rider has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car on the Pacfic Highway this morning.

NSW Ambulance spokeswoman confirmed crews were called to the bridge near River St, Wardell about 9.30am this morning after a motorbike rider hit by car.

The man in his 60s was reported to have had wrist pain and was transported to hospital.

Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was on call but returned to base after crews assessed the patient.

Drivers are being urged to take precaution as traffic in both directions could be backed up along the Pacific Highway following the crash.



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