A 34-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital after he was injured when his motorcycle struck a pole on View Street, Lawson.

The motorcyclist suffered injuries to his pelvis and limbs and sustained suspected spinal injuries.

CareFlight’s Rapid Response Helicopter was tasked by NSW Ambulance at 11:10am and landed at Lawson Oval. NSW police escorted CareFlight’s clinical team to the scene of the incident where they joined NSW Ambulance paramedics who were treating the patient.

CareFlight’s specialist doctor and NSW Ambulance critical care paramedic performed an additional clinical assessment on the patient. They conducted an ultrasound to assess his injuries and administered pain relief while taking spinal precautions.

The man was airlifted to Westmead Hospital in a stable condition under ongoing observation from CareFlight’s clinical team.