Chopper airlifts man from Nunderi as floods cut off road

Up and away - the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter has airlifted a man from Nunderi.
Up and away - the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter has airlifted a man from Nunderi. David Stuart

THE Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter airlifted a man with a broken hip from Nunderi this morning.

The helicopter was called in to evacuate the man because flooded roads had cut off the property, near Murwillumbah.

A Westpac Life Saver Rescue helicopter spokeswoman said poor weather conditions on Monday forced the grounding of the helicopter for the day.

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