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December 9, 2021

Man injured while cutting down tree

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A man has been hospitalised after being hit by a tree he was cutting down at Blue Knob. Photo WRHS

Around 11am this morning (Wednesday November 14) the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked to Blue Knob, near Nimbin, where a 50-year-old male had been hit by a tree he was cutting down.

The patient suffered chest injuries and was stabilised by the chopper’s clinical team before being flown to Gold Coast University Hospital.


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