Crews rescued a 91-year-old woman from the riverbank near the Lismore CBD after a crash this afternoon.
Crews rescued a 91-year-old woman from the riverbank near the Lismore CBD after a crash this afternoon. DAVID NIELSEN

Woman rescued from riverbank after car crash in CBD

A RESCUE to remove a 91-year-old woman from a car that drove over a river embankment near the Lismore CBD unfolded on Monday afternoon.

NSW Ambulance said a call was received at 5.25pm to the scene on Bridge Street, near the intersection with Woodlark Street.

Three NSW Ambulance crews on scene helped the woman, who was initially trapped in the car.

The woman was then released and taken to Lismore Base Hospital in a stable condition.


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