MAN FALLS SIX METRES DOWN PEARL BEACH CLIFF

A man has been rescued after falling six metres down a cliff at Pearl Beach yesterday evening.

Emergency crews were called to the scene around 5pm, where they found a man in his 40s stuck in dense bushland.

Rescuers had to abseil to down the cliff to reach the man, who was suffering chest and pelvic injuries.

He was treated at the scene and flown more than three hours later to Royal North Shore Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

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After growing up on the Central Coast, Lara has returned in 2021 to work out of the Gosford newsroom. She started her career with NBN News in Taree, covering local stories for nearly three years. Lara completed a Bachelor of Communication at the University of Newcastle in 2018. Got a story idea? lcoffey@nbntv.com.au