Australia Man dies after injuring himself with a hedge trimmer in Sydney's north
Man in critical condition following hedge trimmer accident
A man is in a critical condition following 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.
A man has died after injuring himself with a hedge trimmer in Sydney's northern suburbs.
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.
NSW Ambulance paramedics arrived to find the man in his 50s had a severe laceration to his arm and was in a critical condition.
Four crews and the Careflight Rapid Response Rescue Helicopter responded to the incident and rushed the man to Royal North Shore Hospital, where he later died.
Man dies in fall while trimming hedge on Sydney's north shore
Emergency services were called to a home on Smith Road in Artarmon on Sydney's lower north shore following reports a man was seriously injured while trimming a hedge with a power tool. It's understood the man aged in his 50s fell three metres from a tree before landing on a chainsaw, causing catastrophic damage to his arm.Paramedics found the critically injured man suffering a cardiac arrest who had lost a massive amount of blood from the severe laceration.
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NSW Ambulance Inspector Carolyn Parish said paramedics worked hard to stabilise the man after he had lost a 'large amount' of blood.
'The patient had been using a power tool whilst hedging prior to the medical emergency,' she said.
'Paramedic crews did an amazing job in an understandably traumatic and chaotic scene.'
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