Machinery Accident

Oct 17 2018

A man has been airlifted to the Rockhampton Base Hospital after his arm got caught in farm machinery on Monday morning. Emergency crews were called at 9:30AM.

The RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service travelled to the location approximately 90kms south of Rockhampton where a patient in their late 30’s was suffering a serious injury.

They were working on a property when they accidentally came into contact with a piece of farming equipment, causing significant damage to their arm.

QAS was first on scene along with 2 nurses who treated and stabilised the patient prior to the arrival of the Rescue 300 crew and on board medical team. The patient was further stabilised before being airlifted.

Within 20 minutes of lifting from the scene, CapRescue arrived at the Rockhampton Base Hospital where the patient was admitted for immediate further medical attention.

Source: 4CC Central Queensland

Last changed: Nov 15 2018 at 9:44 AM

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