Boy injured in motorbike accident on Moree property

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was diverted to a Moree property, where a young boy had suffered serious injuries in a motorbike accident on Saturday afternoon. Photo: WRHS
The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was diverted to a Moree property, where a young boy had suffered serious injuries in a motorbike accident on Saturday afternoon. Photo: WRHS

A 10-year-old boy was seriously injured in a motorbike accident on a Moree property on Saturday.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was on its way to Moree for an urgent medical transfer from Moree Hospital just after midday on Saturday after a male had suffered injuries from a fall from a roof.

However, on arrival, the chopper was diverted to a property in the Moree area where it was reported that a 10-year-old boy had suffered serious injuries in a motorbike accident.

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Paramedics and the helicopter critical care medical team stabilised the boy at the scene before he was airlifted to Tamworth Base Hospital in a serious condition.

He required further specialist treatment at Tamworth for serious multiple injuries.

No further information has been provided on the boy's condition.