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North Connex worker crushed by ‘1.5-tonne saw blade’

RAY HADLEY EXCLUSIVE

Image: 7 News

A man has been seriously injured in a workplace accident inside the North Connex tunnels.

The 26-year-old had a saw blade, weighing more than a tonne, fall on his lower legs.

Listener Daniel is at the work site and tells Ray Hadley colleagues “extracted him from the tunnel on the back of a ute”.

“They’re working on him. It looks pretty frantic.”

Click PLAY below to hear Daniel’s eyewitness report

NSW Ambulance Inspector Chris Meredith updated the situation, telling Ray the man appears to be in a better condition than first thought.

“He’s loaded into the back of an ambulance now, being treated for pain and en route to Royal North Shore Hospital.

“He will be okay long term.”

Click PLAY below to hear the full update from NSW Ambulance

RAY HADLEY EXCLUSIVE
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