Man rescued after being trapped for several hours between two buildings

Paramedics have rescued a man who spent hours trapped between buildings on a construction site in Brisbane.

It’s believed Emergency Services were called to the site in Fortitude Valley around 10.30am, where they found a 41-year-old man wedged between two buildings.

Paramedics believe the man had fallen approximately 10 metres, and that he’d been stuck there since last night.


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Queensland Fire and Emergency Services were on scene as well, and were able to create a pulley system, utilising one of the cranes on the construction site.

They were able to send a paramedic and a firefighter down the crevasse using the system, to assess the patient.

They then deemed it safe to bring the patient up via a harness.

The man was taken to hospital in a stable condition, with no major injuries.

He’s reported minor pain to his legs.

It is still unsure how long the man spent stuck between the buildings.

 

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