Queensland Ambulance Service Paramedics.
Queensland Ambulance Service Paramedics.

Code one as saw falls on mans chest at fossicking site

6PM: A MALE in their 40s has been transported to Emerald Hospital in a stable condition following a heavy machinery accident at The Gemfields tonight.

4.45pm: A SAW has fallen on a patient’s chest at a Central Queensland gemfields fossicking area.

Paramedics are being called to a code one with reports of a traumatic injury to a chest.

Unconfirmed reports say a saw has fallen on a man’s chest causing lacerations to the chest.

His breathing is abnormal.

The patient is located in the Graves Hill fossicking area near Sapphire.



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