Man trapped by heavy equipment in Gold Coast workplace accident

A man has been taken to hospital following a nasty workplace accident on the northern Gold Coast this morning.

Paramedics were called to a workplace off Christensen’s Road in Stapylton just before 7.00am.

Upon arrival, they found a man had been injured after being struck by heavy equipment which had fallen.


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A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson told myGC he was trapped for a short while before being freed.

He was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to Gold Coast University Hospital with spinal precautions and a shoulder injury.

The spokesperson confirmed the man is in a stable condition.