A man’s been airlifted to the Gold Coast University Hospital this morning, after he was hit by a van along a highway in northern New South Wales.
Emergency services were called to the Bruxner Highway just outside of Ballina around 4.00am, following reports a pedestrian had been struck by a van.
A 23-year-old man was treated for leg and head injuries at the scene, before he was airlifted to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious condition.
The driver of the van, a 64-year-old man, was uninjured but still taken to hospital for mandatory testing.
Police are now investigating the circumstances around the crash, with local road closures in place.
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