A male aged in his 70’s was airlifted to hospital after falling from a first floor veranda at the patient’s residence.

The Mounties Care CareFlight Helicopter was tasked by NSW Ambulance shortly after 9am and landed at the backyard of a nearby house.

NSW Ambulance paramedics worked alongside CareFlight’s medical team to treat the patient.

CareFlight’s specialist doctor and NSW Ambulance critical care paramedic performed a clinical assessment, including ultrasound, and treated the patient for serious head and chest injuries.

The patient was airlifted to Westmead Hospital in a stable condition.