Man injured in five metre fall from tree

Sunday 18 September 2016, 12.40pm Sydney time.

A man in his 40s suffered multiple fractures and a chest injury after he fell from a tree in Berrima at 11am.

It’s understood the man was cutting a branch off the tree when he fell about five metres.

CareFlight’s rapid response helicopter landed in a park opposite Bowral Hospital.

NSW Ambulance brought the patient from the scene to the CareFlight helicopter and the medical team treated him before airlifting him in a stable condition to Liverpool Hospital.

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