Motorbike rider crashes into highway barrier, airlifted to hospital

File pic of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter flew to New Italy after reports a motorbike rider had crashed at 3pm, yesterday, Tuesday, May 14.

The rider crashed into a barrier on the Pacific Highway and had serious leg injuries.

Paramedics treated the man, in his 20s, until the rescue helicopter arrived.

The man was was flown to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

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