A 22-year old male was sent to Proserpine Hosptial with a knee injury after a single vehicle roll-over.
A 22-year old male was sent to Proserpine Hosptial with a knee injury after a single vehicle roll-over. Paul Donaldson

UPDATE: Man, 82, to be flown to Brisbane after 7m fall

UPDATE 4.30PM:

AN 82-YEAR-OLD man lay unconscious on the ground for more than 10 minutes after falling out of a mango tree.

The man had climbed the tree to cut some branches when he slipped and fell about 7m.

The man suffered a fractured arm, and injuries to his pelvis and legs.

Paramedics treated the man at the scene and he was taken to Bundaberg Hospital in a stable condition.

The patient is likely to be transported to Brisbane.  

EARLIER

AN ELDERLY man has fallen almost 7m out of a tree with paramedics still at the scene.

The man, 82, fell out of the tree near his home at Nelson St, Childers about 10.30am.

The man is in a serious condition with a critical care paramedic en route.

The man will be taken to Bundaberg Hospital.


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