A MAN in his 60s has been transferred to Bundaberg Base Hospital.
A MAN in his 60s has been transferred to Bundaberg Base Hospital. Cade Mooney

20 minutes to free man's fingers from machine in Yeppoon

A 37-YEAR-OLD man was handed a nasty shock when he got his fingers stuck in machinery at his work place on Tanby Rd, Yeppoon.

The ambulance and fire services were called to the scene at 5.40am.

It took 20 minutes to free the man, after which he was taken to Rockhampton Hospital with a hand injury.

He was released from hospital a few hours later.



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