Rescue helicopter flies to highway crash

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter landing at Drake this afternoon. Photo: Cody Louise

At about 4.30pm today, Thursday, December 7, there was a crash on the Bruxner Highway (Fairfield Street) near White Rock Mine Road on the Tenterfield side of Drake.

Police, ambulance and the Westpac Rescue Helicopter rushed to the scene where a car had rolled down an embankment.

A woman in her 80s was treated by paramedics for chest and spinal injuries before she was airlifted to Lismore Base Hospital for assessment.

Emergency services outside the Lunatic Hotel in Drake today.
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