HELICOPTER CALLED IN AFTER CHILD INJURED SOUTH OF CESSNOCK

A 10-year-old boy has been left with suspected neck injuries after a dirt bike accident in the Hunter Valley.

The child was stabilised at the scene by paramedics and a medical team from the Westpac Rescue Helicopter, after the crash at Quorrobolong, around 10 kilometres south of Cessnock just before midday.

He was transported to Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital.