April 17, 2021

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Man dies after Sydney hedge trimmer accident

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<p>A man has died after a hedge trimmer accident in Sydney's lower North Shore.</p>

A man has died after a hedge trimmer accident in Sydney's lower North Shore.

Four crews, including the Careflight Rapid Response Rescue Helicopter, arrived at the scene on Smith Road, Artarmon just after 5pm yesterday.

Paramedics treated a man in his 50s for a serious laceration to his right arm.

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NSW Ambulance

NSW Ambulance said the patient was also suffering a serious medical emergency when they arrived.

The man was taken to Royal North Shore Hospital where it's understood he later died.

NSW Ambulance Inspector Carolyn Parish said paramedic crews were confronted with
"an understandably traumatic and chaotic scene".

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"The patient had been using a power tool whilst hedging prior to the medical emergency," Inspector Parish said.

"The patient had lost a large amount of blood. Paramedics worked to stabilise him before getting him to hospital."

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/man-taken-to-hospital-following-accident-involving-a-hedge-trimmer-in-artarmon-sydney/63aebdd0-e7f2-40be-99ca-ce3ccc6a1322

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