Motocross rider taken to hospital after coming off bike at Cessnock event

A 15-year-old boy was flown to John Hunter Hospital on Sunday morning after coming off his motorcycle at a motocross event in Cessnock.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter attended the scene just after 9am.

Ambulance NSW paramedics and the Helicopter Critical Care Medical Team treated and stabilised the boy before he was flown to the John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition with a possible back injury.