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MOTORCYCLIST FLOWN TO HOSPITAL FOLLOWING PACIFIC HIGHWAY CRASH

Delays on the Pacific Highway north of Yamba have eased, following a crash between a motorcycle and a car. The accident happened at around 1 o’clock on Tuesday afternoon near the intersection of Tullymorgan-Jackybulbin Road. The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked to the scene, and transported a 40-year-old to Lismore Base Hospital with multiple leg fractures.

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EIGHT INJURED IN YAMBA BALCONY COLLAPSE

Eight people have been injured in a balcony collapse on the mid north coast. Shortly after 8pm last night, emergency services were called to an address on Clarence Street in Yamba. On arriving, they found the balcony of a second story building had collapsed. Two women, aged 44 and 58, and a 61-year-old man, were taken to hospital in a stable condition. A 60-year-old man was airlifted to Lismore Hospital in a stable condition. Four other people were treated at the scene.

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32 MDMA CAPSULES DISCOVERED DURING SEARCH

A 30-year-old man has been refused bail, after allegedly being found in possesion of 32 MDMA capsules at a Yamba hotel last night. Police from the Coffs Clarence Local Area Command were conducting patrols on Pilot Street when the man was stopped and searched. He was charged with supply and possessing a prohibited drug.

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DROWNING DEATH IN NORTHERN NSW

A 46-year-old man has died while swimming at Kolora Lake Reserve at Yamba in Northern New South Wales. He was pulled from the water, unresponsive, at around two o’clock this afternoon. Despite the best efforts of responders, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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ROCK FISHERMAN FOUND DEAD AT YAMBA

A fisherman has died after falling from rocks at Yamba’s Turners Beach last night. The 30 year old, who wasn’t wearing a life jacket, was found in the water by a friend around dusk. Emergency crews brought the man to shore and commenced CPR, but unfortunately couldn’t revive him. His death is the fourth coastal drowning in New South Wales since July.

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CAMERON PILLEY POWERS TO FINAL IN DUBAI

Yamba’s Cameron Pilley has progressed to the final of the PSA Dubai World Series Final,  after a stunning win over world number one Mohamed Elshorbagy overnight. Pilley, the lowest ranked player in the men’s draw, took the semi final victory after an impressive 11-9 11-6 performance at Dubai Park. The 33 year old will now meet France’s Gregory Gaultier. (NO AUDIO)

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