A 26-year-old man has been transported to Westmead Hospital after he was crushed by a falling pallet while unloading a shipping container in a Seven Hills warehouse.

CareFlight was tasked to the scene of the accident at 9:10AM and landed seven minutes later in McCoy Park, metres away from the incident. NSW Ambulance provided initial treatment for the man and CareFlight’s specialist doctor and critical care paramedic administered additional medical care for the patient who sustained suspected spinal injuries.

The patient was transported via road ambulance with CareFlight’s doctor to Westmead Hospital in a stable condition.

NSW Police also attended to the scene of the accident.