A 26-YEAR-OLD man has been airlifted to hospital with head injuries after he was involved in a serious motorbike accident on the weekend.
The young man was competing in a motorbike side car competition at an event in Quirindi on Sunday afternoon when the crash occurred, about 3:15pm.
NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the man at the scene and the Westpac Rescue Helicopter was also tasked to Quirindi.
It is understood the man was suffering injuries to his head and shoulder after the crash.
The chopper's critical care team helped stabilise the 26-year-old competitor and he was airlifted to John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle for further treatment.
The man was reported to be in a stable condition when he was urgently flown to hospital on Sunday.
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