A man has reportedly been injured by a forklift at an Amamoor farm.
A man has reportedly been injured by a forklift at an Amamoor farm. Contributed

UPDATE: Boy seriously injured in farm forklift accident

UPDATE 7am Monday:

THE victim of a farming accident in the Mary Valley yesterday involving a forklift was a boy not a man as first thought, a Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman has confirmed. 

Emergency crews rushed to a pineapple farm at Amamoor on Meddleton Rd after the boy's leg was run over by a forklift about 1pm. 

The boy was treated at the scene for serious abdominal, pelvis and leg injuries, before he was taken in a serious but stable condition to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital.

More details as they come to hand. 

MORE WEEKEND NEWS: 8 crashes and fires in the Gympie region over the weekend

SUNDAY:

EMERGENCY crews have been called out to Amamoor amid reports that a man's leg has been run over by a forklift.

The man is believed to have been working at a pineapple farm on Meddleton Rd just after 1pm when the incident happened.

Police said paramedics were treating him at the scene, but the extent of the injuries are unknown.

Gympie Times


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