Man fights for life after workplace accident

A MAN is fighting to stay alive after being crushed between two shipping containers in Sydney’s west.

The 65-year-old reportedly became trapped between the two 2.5-tonne containers at a packing supply warehouse on Liberty Road in Huntingwood about 7.25am on Wednesday.

Fellow workers raced to the man’s aid and managed to free him before emergency services arrived.


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The man’s injuries were so severe, he needed to be placed in an induced coma at the scene before he could be taken to hospital.

He was rushed by ambulance to Westmead Hospital under a police escort with life-threatening injuries.

The exact circumstances surrounding the incident were not immediately known.

SafeWork NSW is investigating.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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