Teen hit by car transferred to Gold Coast Hospital

Accident on Minjungbal Drive. Boy knocked off bike.
Accident on Minjungbal Drive. Boy knocked off bike. John Gass

A TEEN who was hit by a car yesterday while riding his bike has been transferred to the Gold Coast Hospital from Tweed Hospital.

A spokesman for the Northern NSW Local Health District said he was unable to comment on the patient's current condition but said he needed a high-level of care.

"He was stabilised for a transfer about 8pm last night," the spokesman said.

A NSW Ambulance spokeswoman said paramedics were called to the Minjungbal Dr scene about 2.19pm yesterday.

"The patient was treated for a possible back injury," the spokeswoman said.

"He was transported to Tweed Hospital in a stable condition."

It is understood the teen may be a student.

Topics:  gold coast hospital hit by car teen tweed hospital

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