Surfer injured on sandbar at Umina
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Emergency services were called to the scene jthis afternoon after a 43 year old surfer was injured on a sandbar at Umina Beach.  Careflights Rapid Response Helicopter was also called in, landing at nearby Umina Oval just after 4:30pm.

NSW Fire & Rescue and NSW Ambulance were also at the scene. CareFlight’s medical team treated the man on the scene before airlifting him to hospital for further assessment with suspected spinal injuries.

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