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Bale of hay causes multiple injuries

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A 400 kg bale of hay fell three meters onto a 59 year old male yesterday afternoon (Thursday July 18) near Kyogle. The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was called to the scene shortly after 5pm.

The rescue helicopter departed the base with the Helicopter Critical Care Medical Team to attend the man at the property at Kyogle. The man was treated and stabilised on scene by ASNSW Paramedics and the medical team for multiple injuries before beening flown to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.


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