Boy injured in pool jump misadventure

Thursday January 12, Sydney 1.00pm

A 16-year-old male was injured when he attempted to jump from a roof into a pool but struck concrete on the Central Coast last night.

CareFlight’s rapid response rescue helicopter was tasked on a mission to Terrigal yesterday evening, flying through windy conditions as a strong southerly change arrived after a day of extreme temperatures.

The helicopter landed in Terrigal Park, near the private residence where the boy was injured.

CareFlight’s specialist doctor and intensive care paramedic treated the patient for lacerations to the head and a fractured arm.

He was airlifted to Westmead Hospital in a stable condition.

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