Woman suffers head injury while cleaning roof

A 28-year-old woman has been rushed to hospital after suffering serious injuries when she fell from a roof.

It is understood the woman was on a ladder cleaning under the eaves of a house on the NSW Central Coast when she fell to the ground.

She was flown by helicopter to Royal North Shore Hospital, CareFlight said in a statement.

CareFlight, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance all attended the accident scene. Source: CareFlight

CareFlight’s rapid response helicopter was called to Tuggerawong, 90km north of Sydney, shortly before 5pm on Wednesday.

It landed on the grounds of Tuggerawong Public School, about 200m from the accident scene.

NSW Ambulance crews treated the woman before taking her to the helicopter and critical care team.

CareFlight’s rapid response helicopter landed at Tuggerawong Public School. Source: CareFlight

CareFlight’s specialist doctor and critical care paramedic placed the woman in an induced coma to stabilise her.

She was airlifted to hospital in a serious condition.

NSW Police were also on scene.

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