A MAN has been rushed to hospital with lower limb injuries following a high-speed motorcycle crash in NSW.
The accident occurred at the Sydney Motorsport Park at Eastern Creek, in the city’s west, around 1pm on Saturday.
It’s understood the man in his 20s lost control of his bike on the race track while approaching a hairpin bend.
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The rider was thrown from the bike and slid along the road for around 30 metres before coming to a stop.
The young man sustained significant lower limb injuries, including multiple fractures.
He was initially treated by trackside paramedics while the CareFlight rescue helicopter was dispatched to the scene.
The chopper landed on the track and its doctor and critical care paramedic took over emergency treatment.
The critical care team was able to stabilise the badly injured rider at the scene before he was taken to hospital.
The CareFlight crew stayed with the man while he was transported to Westmead Hospital in an ambulance.