Man hurt after falling from moving tractor

UPDATE: A man suffered a broken arm after falling from a moving tractor on a property west of Toowoomba.

A Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman said the man, aged in his 60s, was taken to hospital with a broken arm and leg injuries after he fell from the heavy machine at the Yargullen property, south-west of Oakey, shortly before 10am.

The man had been working in a paddock when he fell from the seeder and was crushed by the tractor's levelling compactor.

The RACQ LifeFlight helicopter flew the man to Toowoomba Hospital for scans and treatment.

EARLIER: A man has suffered serious injuries after falling from a truck at a property west of Toowoomba.

Queensland Ambulance paramedics are rushing to reports the man aged in his 60s fell from the truck about 9.55am.
Initial reports suggest equipment then fell on top of the man.

The incident was reported at a property on McIntyre Yargullen Rd, south-west of Oakey.

The RACQ LifeFlight helicopter has been put on standby as back-up for responding paramedics from Oakey.


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