• JON WOLFE

Man injured in paragliding accident

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked to Mt Borah near Manilla yesterday afternoon after a man suffered serious injuries in a paragliding accident just after 4.30.

The 43 year old man was treated by ambulance and the chopper’s Critical Care Team for arm and possible pelvic injuries and was stabilised at the scene before being flown to John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle in a stable condition

Authorities are investigating the cause of the accident.