Eight people injured in balcony fall

Investigators will look into what caused a balcony to collapse, injuring eight people in far-north NSW.

Emergency services were called to Clarence Street in Yamba around 8.15pm on Friday, following reports of a structure collapse.

Police, Fire and Ambulance crews arrived to find a group of people suffering a range of injuries after plunging from the second story balcony.


Four people were taken to hospital for further treatment, with a 60-year-old man airlifted to Lismore Hospital in a stable condition.

Two women, aged 44 and 58, were taken to Grafton Hospital, both in a stable condition.

A 61-year-old man was taken to Maclean Hospital in a stable condition and he has since been discharged.

The structure will be examined by investigators today.