The Westpac helicopter was called to a motorbike crash on the Bruxner Highway near Tenterfield.
The Westpac helicopter was called to a motorbike crash on the Bruxner Highway near Tenterfield.

Motorbike rider seriously hurt in Bruxner Highway crash

Update, 12.55pm: A motorbike rider who was seriously injured in a crash on the Bruxner Highway has been airlifted to hospital.

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter and other emergency services were tasked just after 9am on Friday to attend a reported serious motorbike crash east of Tenterfield.

"NSW Ambulance paramedics and the Helicopter Critical Care Medical Team treated and stabilised the 52-year-old male rider for multiple injuries before being airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious condition for further treatment," a spokesman from the helicopter service said.

 

Original story: Emergency services have been called to crash on the Bruxner Highway near Tenterfield.

According to Live Traffic NSW, the crash happened about 20km east of Tenterfield earlier this morning.

A spokeswoman from NSW Ambulance said six crews and the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter had been tasked to the scene.

"It appears a male and a female are injured after a motorbike crash," she said.

"The male has arm and shoulder injuries, the woman has wrist injuries, but the incident is ongoing."

The patients are still being assessed by paramedics.

Traffic is affected in both directions and anyone travelling in the area is asked to reduce their speed and allow extra time.


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