Gold Coast man slices his leg open in horror grinder accident

A man has been rushed to hospital after accidentally slicing his leg open with an angle grinder on the Gold Coast.

Paramedics were called to the scene of the horror accident at a private residence in Burleigh Waters just after 9am on Sunday.

An ambulance spokesperson said paramedics arrived to find a man in his 60s with a severe lower leg injury.


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The spokesperson said the man had suffered a “significant laceration with bone involved”.

The man was treated by paramedics at the scene before being rushed to Gold Coast University Hospital for treatment.

Paramedics said the man was transported to hospital in a stable condition.