Car crashes into pole in South Grafton
A WOMAN has been flown by Westpac Rescue Life Saver Helicopter to Gold Coast University Hospital after sustaining serious injuries in a single-vehicle crash.
EARLIER, 9.30am: The Westpac Rescue Life Saver Helicopter has arrived to transport a woman injured in a crash in South Grafton.
The crash occurred on Rushforth Road, with the car hitting a pole at the intersection with Tyson St, and coming to rest next to a fence adjoining South Grafton High School's back oval near the new Clarence Valley Council depot.
Clarence Valley Council workers have put traffic control in place.
Police and fire crews are keeping people away from a live wire which is down in the area. Essential Energy is on the scene to alleviate the issue.
ORIGINAL STORY: Ambulance crews are attending to a female patient after a single-vehicle crash in South Grafton this morning.
According to a NSW Ambulance Media spokesperson emergency services were called to the scene on Rushforth Rd at 8.40am.
"We received reports of a car going into a power pole before it slid into a fence," the spokesperson said.
"Ambulance crews have just arrived on scene and do have a female patient who is going in and out of consciousness.
"There were two children in the car who at this stage are believed to be uninjured."