Emergency service crews have worked together to help a man, aged in his 60s, who was trapped in his car for almost an hour after it was involved in a collision on Carlisle Avenue in Dharruk this morning.
The Mounties Care CareFlight Helicopter was tasked by NSW Ambulance shortly before 11.30am, landing in RAAF Memorial Park near the scene. Police safely escorted the clinical team to the scene.
NSW Ambulance paramedics provided initial treatment to the man.
CareFlight’s specialist doctor and NSW Ambulance critical care paramedic provided further assessment, including an ultrasound, and treatment for injuries to the chest, abdomen and legs.
The doctor and paramedics assisted NSW Fire and Rescue to safely extricate the man.
The man was transported by road with NSW Ambulance to Westmead Hospital in a serious but stable condition receiving ongoing treatment from CareFlight’s medical team.