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Rescue helicopter crew has a busy day at Tabulam

At around 5.20pm on Sunday afternoon the Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked by New South Wales Ambulance on a primary mission to Clarence Way at Tabulam after two teenagers were injured when they fell from a utility.

A 17 year old male sustained chest injuries and multiple lacerations whilst the other person sustained minor injuries.

The patients were treated on scene by NSWA paramedics and the Helicopter Critical Care Medical Team. The 17 year old male was airlifted to Lismore Base Hospital and the second patient taken by road ambulance to the same hospital.

Both patients were in a stable condition.

Later that evening at around 8.15pm the Westpac Rescue Helicopter was again tasked to Tabulam after a 13 year old girl sustained chest injuries when she fell and was subsequently trampled by a bull at an event.

The patient was treated on scene by NSWA paramedics and the Helicopter Critical Care Medical Team prior to being airlifted to Lismore Base Hospital.

She was in a stable condition.

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