Man seriously injured in excavator rollover at Bells Bridge

June 22, 2023 5:37 am in by

A man has been flown to hospital in a serious condition, following a machinery incident north of Gympie.

Emergency crews were called to a private property at Bells Bridge around midday yesterday, after an excavator he was operating rolled onto its side on a steep embankment.

Paramedics treated a patient in his 60s for chest and shoulder injuries.

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He was airlifted to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a serious condition, by the local RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter.