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AustraliaMan critical after his legs were trapped in farm machine for two hours

06:25  14 may  2019
06:25  14 may  2019 Source:   brisbanetimes.com.au

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A farm worker who was pinned by his legs in the bottom of a grain bin for two hours in the Scenic Rim, south-west of Brisbane, has been flown to hospital. Firefighters helped to remove the grain from the bin and released the patient, trapped by the processing machinery , just after 11 am .

Man critical after his legs were trapped in farm machine for two hours © RACQ LifeFlight Rescue - Twitter The Coleyville farming accident prompted a large-scale response from emergency services.

A farm worker who was pinned by his legs in the bottom of a grain bin for two hours in the Scenic Rim, south-west of Brisbane, has been flown to hospital.

Emergency services were called to the farm on Coleyville Road in Coleyville just after 9am on Tuesday.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said six crews responded with specialist rescue equipment.

Firefighters helped to remove the grain from the bin and released the patient, trapped by the processing machinery, just after 11am.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman said the man, believed to be aged in his 50s, suffered "very significant leg injuries".

The patient was flown to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in a critical condition by the Toowoomba-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue.

Multiple QAS crews helped to free and treat the man, including specialist critical care paramedics and the High Acuity Response Unit.

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