A man has been flown to hospital with significant injuries after a lawnmower incident this morning.
A man has been flown to hospital with significant injuries after a lawnmower incident this morning.

Man flown to hospital after mower mishap

A FAR North man has been flown to hospital with significant chest injuries after his ride-on lawnmower rolled at a private premises.

 

 

Emergency services were called to the scene at a property in Barrine at 9.26am on Tuesday.

An ambulance spokeswoman said the man was in a serious but stable condition en route to Cairns Hospital.

The patient was transported to Cairns Hospital in the QG Air Rescue helicopter. Picture: Brendan Radke
The patient was transported to Cairns Hospital in the QG Air Rescue helicopter. Picture: Brendan Radke

MORE NEWS

Police search for alleged robbers in skull masks

'Need the truth': Missing mum case reopened

Sad new twist after rodeo identity's death

 

 

She said they were still confirming the man's age.

Paramedics and one rescue helicopter attended the scene.

 

toby.vue@news.com.au

 

 

 

 

Originally published as Man flown to hospital after Far North mower mishap



PHOTOS: Daily Examiner Shield Hockey strikes into action

Premium Content PHOTOS: Daily Examiner Shield Hockey strikes into action

Primary school students from throughout Grafton participated in the first round of...

TAKE THE PLUNGE: Find your artistic moment in festival

Premium Content TAKE THE PLUNGE: Find your artistic moment in festival

With more than 100 events, you can immerse yourself in our area’s best artistic...

Drink driver’s antics fail to trick sharp-eyed cops

Premium Content Drink driver’s antics fail to trick sharp-eyed cops

After she was stopped by police for swerving over the road, a 20-year-old woman...