Westpac Rescue Helicopter was on the scene
Westpac Rescue Helicopter was on the scene Iain Curry

Man suffers serious leg injuries in farm accident

A CLARENZA man was flown to Coffs Harbour Hospital after paramedics freed him from a tractor which had rolled onto him.

Emergency services including police, ambulance, and Westpac Rescue Helicopter were dispatched to the scene at about 2pm Sunday afternoon.

Paramedics said the tractor had caused serious injuries to the man's legs.

Grafton Ambulance station officer Tim Bestwick said paramedics treated and stabilised the man prior to meeting the Westpac Rescue Helicopter personnel who prepared him for the flight to Coffs Harbour.

The helicopter was able to land in a paddock next to where the incident occured, and transported the man to Coffs Harbour in what they reported as a stable condition.



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