Man hit by car out of hospital

A MAN who suffered head injuries after being hit by a car in Yamba on Wednesday was released from Lismore Base Hospital yesterday.

The Yamba man, believed to be in his 40s, was hit by a Mazda sedan driven by a 19year-old Wooloweyah man at the bottom of Harbour Street, near the Turners Beach carpark, shortly after 2pm.

A crowd of people quickly gathered around to assist the man, turning him on his side until ambulance officers arrived.

According to ambulance officers, the man remained conscious throughout the incident but had no recollection of being hit by the car.

He was treated for concussion but suffered no visible injuries from the impact.

He was initially taken to Maclean District Hospital before being taken to Lismore to undergo cat scans to check the extent of his injury.

Police are continuing their in- quiries into the matter.

MEANWHILE, the Iluka woman airlifted to Lismore Base Hospital on Wednesday following an head-on accident at the Romiaka Channel bridge near Yamba is in a satisfactory condition.

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