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Australia Man in critical condition following hedge trimmer accident

14:51  06 april  2021
14:51  06 april  2021 Source:   9news.com.au

Man dies after injuring himself with a hedge trimmer in Sydney's north

  Man dies after injuring himself with a hedge trimmer in Sydney's north Emergency services were called to a home on Smith Rd, in Artarmon, just after 5pm following reports of a man, in his 50s, had been injured with a hedge trimmer.Emergency services were called to a home on Smith Rd, in Artarmon, just after 5pm on Tuesday following reports of an accident involving a hedge trimmer.

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after a hedge trimmer accident in Sydney's lower North Shore.

Four crews, including the Careflight Rapid Response Rescue Helicopter, arrived at the scene on Smith Road, Artarmon just after 5pm today.

Paramedics treated a man in his 50s for a serious laceration to his right arm.

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a person riding on the back of a truck: A man is in a critical condition following a hedge trimmer accident in Sydney's lower North Shore. © 9News A man is in a critical condition following a hedge trimmer accident in Sydney's lower North Shore.

NSW Ambulance said the patient was also suffering a serious medical emergency when they arrived.

The man was taken to Royal North Shore Hospital.

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NSW Ambulance Inspector Carolyn Parish said paramedic crews did "an amazing job" in

"an understandably traumatic and chaotic scene".

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"The patient had been using a power tool whilst hedging prior to the medical emergency," Inspector Parish said.

"The patient had lost a large amount of blood. Paramedics worked to stabilise him before getting him to hospital."

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