CRASH SCENE: Emergency services worked to rescue the 42-year-old Tyndale man from a steep embankment in the early hours of Saturday morning.
CRASH SCENE: Emergency services worked to rescue the 42-year-old Tyndale man from a steep embankment in the early hours of Saturday morning. Ken Larkin

Tyndale motorcyclist rescued after falling down embankment

A TYNDALE man has been rescued after crashing his motorcycle and falling down a steep embankment into a creek.

Ambulance, State Emergency Service, police and the Westpac Life Saver Helicopter were all called to the accident on a private property in Tyndale about 2.30am on Saturday morning.

Grafton police duty officer Inspector Tony Milner said it appeared the 42-year-old man came off the bike and went over a ledge into a flood drainage channel passes under the Pacific Hwy.

AERIAL: The location of the motorcycle crash at Tyndale, near the Pacific HwY, from the air.
AERIAL: The location of the motorcycle crash at Tyndale, near the Pacific HwY, from the air. Ken Larkin

Residents on scene at the time of the crash pulled him out of the water on the side of the creek, where he was treated by ambulance paramedics until he was stabilised.

SES personel then worked to help pull him up the embankment.

It is believed he was taken to Lismore Base Hospital by helicopter for treatment of injuries to his face, forehead and scalp.

His current condition is unknown.



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