Man suffers 'extensive' injuries in horror accident
UPDATE 1.46pm: A MAN has suffered extensive fractures to both legs after two tonne of steel beams fell on him at an industrial site in South Murwillumbah.
The 60-year-old man was transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition by the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter, the service said.
UPDATE 12.20pm: A 60-YEAR-OLD man is still being treated on scene after two tonne of steel beams fell on his leg this morning.
Depending on the extent of his injuries, he may be airlifted to Gold Coast or Brisbane hospitals.
The industrial accident occurred in South Murwillumbah.
UPDATE 11.30am: EMERGENCY services are on scene at an industrial accident where two tons of steel beams have fallen on the legs of a 60-year-old man.
It occurred this morning at a business location in South Murwillumbah.
Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter is due to arrive at the scene in about 10 minutes to assist with hospital transport.
The man will either be taken to the Gold Coast hospital or Brisbane hospital depending on the extent of his injuries.
MONDAY 11.20am: THERE have been reports of an industrial accident near Murwillumbah around 10.30am.
Emergency services, including the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter, are on scene.