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Copmanhurst rider injured after fall from horse

INJURED: A MAN in his fifties has been airlifted to Lismore Hospital after a fall from his horse at Copmanhurst.
INJURED: A MAN in his fifties has been airlifted to Lismore Hospital after a fall from his horse at Copmanhurst. KELLY HAY

A MAN in his fifties has been airlifted to Lismore Hospital after falling from a horse at Copmanhurst.

A NSW Ambulance spokesman said the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked to the Clarence Way address just before 2pm today, following reports of a patient suffering rib and shoulder pain.

Reports have suggested the horse rolled onto the male rider after he fell and landed on his shoulder.

His condition is believed to be stable, but this could not be confirmed by NSW Ambulance media.

Topics:  copmanhurst, westpac helicopter



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