A male aged in his 50’s was transported to hospital in a stable condition, after falling two metres from a scaffold at a building site in Gladesville this morning.
The Mounties Care CareFlight Helicopter was tasked by NSW Ambulance shortly after 11.00am and landed at nearby Bill Mitchell Park.
NSW Ambulance paramedics worked alongside CareFlight’s medical team to treat the patient.
CareFlight’s specialist doctor and NSW Ambulance critical care paramedic performed a clinical assessment, including ultrasound and treated the patient for injuries, including compounding fractures to the leg.
The patient was taken by road ambulance to Royal North Shore Hospital, in a stable condition, receiving ongoing treatment from CareFlight’s specialist doctor.