Man with suspected spinal injuries in home ladder fall airlifted to hospital (North Avoca)

Tuesday 7 May 6.15pm

A 67-year-old man has been flown to hospital in a stable condition after falling from a ladder at a residence in North Avoca this afternoon. 

CareFlight’s rapid response helicopter was tasked to help at 4.10pm, landing in Terrigal Park. 

NSW Ambulance crews provided initial treatment to the man at the scene before taking him to the helicopter and critical care team. 

CareFlight’s specialist doctors and critical care paramedic provided further assessment and carefully transferred the man to the helicopter. 

The man was airlifted to Royal North Shore Hospital for further tests and ongoing specialist care.