A teen has been flown to Gold Coast University Hospital after a crash on the Far North Coast.
A teen has been flown to Gold Coast University Hospital after a crash on the Far North Coast.

Teen flown to hospital after serious crash

UPDATE 9.30am: A MAN is in a critical condition after a crash on the Pacific Highway this morning.

A NSW Ambulance spokesman said they were called to the scene in a northbound lane just after 1.25am today.

He said the crash is believed to have involved a truck and a car.

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was also tasked to the scene and a 19-year-old man was flown to Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition,

"Another patient was taken to The Tweed Hospital," the spokesman said.

The condition and injuries of the second patient is not yet known, but both injured people are believed to have been travelling in the car.

Police have been approached for comment. 

 

Original story: A TEEN has been flown to hospital after a serious crash this morning.

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked to the crash, at Tyagarah, about 1.40am.

"The helicopter rendezvoused with an ambulance transporting a 19-year-old male suffering multiple injuries," the service said in a statement.

"The patient was treated by NSWA paramedics and the Helicopter Critical Care Medical Team before being placed in a medically induced coma and flown to Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious condition."

More to come.



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