Paramedics have been called to a Tannum Sands residence after reports a man has drilled through his hand. FILE PHOTO.
Paramedics have been called to a Tannum Sands residence after reports a man has drilled through his hand. FILE PHOTO.

Tannum Sands man drills through own hand

UPDATE 5.55PM: A man has been taken to Gladstone Hospital after reportedly drilling through his hand at Tannum Sands.

A Queensland Ambulance Spokeswoman said paramedics attended to a man at a private residence at Tannum Sands after he suffered an injury to his hand following an incident with a power tool.

It is understood the man is 54 years old and the incident occured at a residence in Stephens Court.

“Paramedics transported a man to Gladstone Hospital in a stable condition after treating a hand injury,” the spokeswoman said.

INITIAL REPORT: 5.10pm Paramedics have been called to a Tannum Sands residence after reports a man in his 50s has drilled through his hand.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman said paramedics were called to a private residence at Tannum Sands just before 5pm.

The spokeswoman said two paramedics were on the scene.

More to come.



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