Man seriously injured in workplace accident on Gold Coast

A MAN has been rushed to hospital in a serious condition after a horror workplace accident at Helensvale this morning.

Emergency crews were called to a location on La Trobe Avenue at 11.10am, following reports heavy machinery had landed on a worker.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson confirmed to myGC that the incident involved an excavator.


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Three crews including the High Acuity Response Unit and Critical Care Paramedic responded to the accident and treated the man for a number of significant injuries to his chest.

He’s since been taken to Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious condition.

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