Mystery surrounds man found critically injured on northern NSW roadside

POLICE are desperately trying to identify a man who was found critically injured on the side of a road near Uki in northern NSW.

A passing motorist came across the badly injured man after noticing a spot fire on the side of Kyogle Road at Kunghur about 7.30pm last night.

The victim, who had serious injuries to his face and abdomen, was treated at the scene by the motorist and a local doctor.


He was then airlifted to the Royal Brisbane Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

Inquiries are continuing to identify the man.