The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked to the Kyogle area to treat a 59-year-old man who had been injured by a falling haybale.
The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked to the Kyogle area to treat a 59-year-old man who had been injured by a falling haybale.

400kg hay bale crushes man on rural property

UPDATE 9.58am: A 59-YEAR-OLD man is being treated at the Gold Coast University Hospital after a 400kg hay bale fell on him from a height of three metres.

He suffered left leg and hip injuries in the incident.

 

Original story: A KYOGLE man has been transported to hospital after being injured by a falling hay bale.

Shortly after 5pm this afternoon the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter critical care medical team attended a property at Kyogle where a 400kg bale of hay fell three meters onto a 59-year-old man.

He was treated and stabilised on scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics for multiple injuries and has been flown to Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.