Boy, 12, airlifted to hospital after crashing motorbike through fence

A YOUNG boy has been airlifted to hospital after being flung from a motorbike on a property northwest of Port Macquarie.

It’s understood the 12-year-old came off the bike after crashing through a fence at Bril Bril on Saturday afternoon.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to the scene to airlift the child to hospital.


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Paramedics treated the boy at the scene before he was flown to Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital with suspected neck injuries.

He’s believed to be in a stable condition.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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