Legs sev­ered by chip­per

Townsville Bulletin - - News -

AN ar­borist’s legs were sev­ered af­ter he was caught in a wood chip­per in Syd­ney’s north­west. The 29-year-old man was re­mov­ing a tree from Cas­san­dra Place at Car­ling­ford yes­ter­day when he tried to dis­lodge a tree stump that be­came caught in the chip­per. ‘‘ The worker’s foot is be­lieved to have be­come caught in the wood chip­per, dragged him into the ma­chine and ( sev­ered) both legs at the knees,’’ WorkCover said.

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