Man trapped by fall­ing soil

The Morning Bulletin - - ON THE RECORD -

A MAN in his 50s was taken to hos­pi­tal last night af­ter fall­ing into a trench and be­com­ing trapped by fall­ing soil.

A Queens­land Am­bu­lance spokesper­son said the man fell a few me­tres into a trench.

He be­came stuck when dirt fell in on him, trap­ping his legs.

Emer­gency ser­vices at­tended the scene and freed the man from the trench on Bauhinias Rd, Comet. He was trans­ported to Emer­ald hos­pi­tal where the man was treated for leg in­juries.

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