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BOAT RESCUE AT BROKEN BAY

Three people were caught in a difficult situation out on the water today, when their boat became stuck on rocks at Lobster Beach. Shortly before midday, Marine Rescue and Maritime officers were called to Broken Bay, after reports of a vessel in distress. The trio were swiftly rescued and are now safe on shore. (VISION ONLY)

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MOTORCYCLIST FLOWN TO HOSPITAL AFTER M1 CRASH

A person has been flown to hospital, after a serious motorcycle crash southbound on the M1 Motorway on the Central Coast. Around midday, emergency services were called to the scene at Mount White, following reports a motorcyclist was hit by a falling tree. pic.twitter.com/cb9YcJaLRf — mbevz (@mbevz) July 14, 2018 The CareFlight Helicopter was tasked to the crash site, with the patient flown to hospital. MOUNT WHITE: All lanes have reopened on the M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) at Pacific Highway southbound following an earlier motorcycle crash. Traffic is returning to normal. — Live Traffic NSW (@LiveTrafficNSW) July 14, 2018 One lane of the M1 was closed for around an hour, with delays stretching more than three-kilometres. Traffic is now returning to normal.

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LOCAL LEADERS TAKE LEAP FOR WESTPAC RESCUE HELICOPTER SERVICE

Business and community leaders from across the Central Coast today challenged themselves at great heights, abseiling off Terrigal’s Crowne Plaza, all in the name of charity. The ‘Leaders Leap’ now in its third year on the Coast raises vital funds for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service. Plenty of locals and visitors watched-on as the climbers made their seven storey journey to the ground. (VISION ONLY)

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ONLOOKERS FORCED TO JUMP CLEAR OF FALLING ROCKS

Onlookers have had to jump clear and run from car-sized rocks falling off the Skillion at Terrigal. Tonnes of rock collapsed from the cliff-face yesterday afternoon, just metres from where people were standing. The sudden collapse forced the temporary closure of the platform beneath The Skillion. The area is busy with families during the school holiday period. Central Coast Council has urged the community to stay away from the area, while they investigate.

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TRAGIC END IN SEARCH FOR MISSING MAN

The search for a missing person on the Central Coast has ended in tragedy. In the early hours of this morning, police came across the body of a 34-year-old man after a motorbike accident on the Old Pacific Highway at Bar Point. The rider was pronounced dead at the scene and police say he was the missing person that officers had been looking for at the same time. A report is being prepared for the coroner.

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