Mine rescue: man suffers from broken pelvis following underground accident

A man was transported to Orange hospital via helicopter on Sunday morning following a mine resuce. Photo: Cory McMillan
A man was transported to Orange hospital via helicopter on Sunday morning following a mine resuce. Photo: Cory McMillan

A man in his 30s was flown to Orange Hospital following a work site accident at Tritton mine in Hermidale on Sunday.

NSW Ambulance paramedics were called to the copper mine at about 10.30am Sunday morning after a man working underground became trapped under a work bucket and large metal pipe.

The man was bought to the surface by mines rescue, and was transported to Orange by the Toll NSW Ambulance helicopter in a stable condition.

It is believed the man has suffered from a broken pelvis.

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