A rescue helicopter was called to Umina Oval in the early hours of October 2 to airlift to hospital a passenger injured in a motor vehicle accident on Patonga Rd, Pearl Beach.
It was reported that a car had collided with a tree at high speed with the occupants suffering serious injuries.
The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked to the job at 12:45am.
Ambulance service paramedics and the helicopter’s critical care medical team treated and stabilised the 16-year-old male passenger with multiple injuries.
He was airlifted to Royal North Shore Hospital in a critical condition for further treatment.
Mr Graham Nickisson from the helicopter service said it was not known how many occupants were in the single vehicle accident or their injuries.
Media release, 2 Oct 2020
Graham Nickisson, Northern NSW Helicopter Rescue Service