Man falls 5m through roof onto concrete - CareFlight

Man falls 5m through roof onto concrete

Monday 29 June 2020

A 22-year-old man installing solar panels at a Cranebrook residence has fallen five metres onto concrete.

The tradesperson sustained serious head and facial injuries as well as fractures to his arms and ribs.

CareFlight’s Rapid Response Helicopter was tasked by NSW Ambulance shortly after 8:00am and landed by the scene of the incident where NSW Ambulance paramedics were providing initial treatment.

CareFlight’s specialist doctor and NSW Ambulance critical care paramedic assessed the patient’s condition and conducted an ultrasound on the man at the scene to evaluate his injuries.

The patient was transported in a stable condition by road with NSW Ambulance under ongoing observation by CareFlight’s clinical team.