Eight injured in balcony collapse in Yamba

Eight people have been injured in a balcony collapse in Yamba overnight, NSW Police say.

About 8.15pm today, emergency services were called to Clarence Street, following reports of a structure collapse.

Officers from Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command, along with Fire & Rescue NSW and NSW Ambulance paramedics, attended and found the balcony of a second story building had collapsed at the location.

Eight people were treated for injuries with four people being taken to hospital for further treatment.

A 60-year-old man was airlifted to Lismore Hospital in a stable condition.

Two women, aged 44 and 58, were taken to Grafton Hospital, both in a stable condition.

A 61-year-old man was taken to Maclean Hospital in a stable condition and he has since been discharged.

The structure has been evacuated and will be examined by investigators tomorrow.

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