96-YEAR-OLD INJURED IN TRACTOR ROLLOVER NEAR TAREE

The injured man was flown to Newcastle's John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition.
Photo via Taree Rescue Squad - NSW Volunteer Rescue Association Inc.

An elderly man was yesterday flown to hospital, after his tractor rolled at Mount George, west of Taree.

According to a statement from the Westpac Rescue Helicopter, the 96-year-old suffered multiple abrasions and suspected pelvic injuries in the accident, which happened at around 6pm.

Photo via Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service – Official Site

The Taree Rescue Squad assisted with transporting the injured man to the waiting helicopter where he received treatment.

He was flown to Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition.