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Bedhead through the stomach in Reid

By 30 December 2012 19

A man is being rushed to hospital this morning after becoming impaled on a piece of furniture inside his home at Reid.

The ACT Ambulance Service was called to the Allambie Street property just after 9 o’clock.

Intensive care paramedics arrived a short time later to find the 60 year old impaled on a an ornamental bed head through his stomach.

The paramedics worked for about half an hour with ACT Fire & Rescue firefighters and ACT Policing officers to get the man free.

He was stablised on scene and is now being transported by the ACT Ambulance Service to The Canberra Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

10:07 AM

[Courtesy ESA]

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19 Responses to Bedhead through the stomach in Reid
#1
Rawhide Kid Part312:35 pm, 30 Dec 12

He may have been changing a light bulb while standing on the bed and lost his balance. Heard of this happening before. Hope he’s ok.

#2
Spykler6:09 pm, 30 Dec 12

He has had an absolute gutful of that bedhead..

#3
Instant Mash9:07 pm, 30 Dec 12

Spykler said :

He has had an absolute gutful of that bedhead..

+1

#4
Girt_Hindrance9:29 pm, 30 Dec 12

Spykler said :

He has had an absolute gutful of that bedhead..

Oof- that’d be hard to stomach.

#5
Antagonist9:39 pm, 30 Dec 12

Spykler said :

He has had an absolute gutful of that bedhead..

LOL. Just had a good old fashioned belly laugh at that one.

#6
DrKoresh10:07 pm, 30 Dec 12

Poor guy! Shame on the lot of you, I’m sure he’s endured enough piercing posts for one day

#7
johnboy10:12 pm, 30 Dec 12

DrKoresh said :

Poor guy! Shame on the lot of you, I’m sure he’s endured enough piercing posts for one day

boom tish

#8
gooterz10:32 pm, 30 Dec 12

I’m going out on a limb here and say that it wasn’t the penetration he expected in his bedroom.

#9
goggles1311:31 pm, 30 Dec 12

makes me wonder if this is the most bizarre reason to be taken to the ED.

when I was in there on Friday morning, one bloke was recovering from too many drinks, apparently his busy body neighbours had called an ambulance to take him away because he was annoying them!! sounded funny in my overtired and dehydrated state!!

#10
Masquara4:42 am, 31 Dec 12

goggles13 said :

makes me wonder if this is the most bizarre reason to be taken to the ED.

when I was in there on Friday morning, one bloke was recovering from too many drinks, apparently his busy body neighbours had called an ambulance to take him away because he was annoying them!! sounded funny in my overtired and dehydrated state!!

Please don’t invite submissions from Emergency staff!

#11
bundah9:08 am, 31 Dec 12

This gut wrenching story left me felling nauseous.Poor bastard he must’ve felt gutted!

#12
ScienceRules9:14 am, 31 Dec 12

Surely we can put this thread to bed now?

#13
Spiral9:15 am, 31 Dec 12

goggles13 said :

makes me wonder if this is the most bizarre reason to be taken to the ED.

Not even close.

#14
IrishPete9:27 am, 31 Dec 12

goggles13 said :

makes me wonder if this is the most bizarre reason to be taken to the ED.

when I was in there on Friday morning, one bloke was recovering from too many drinks, apparently his busy body neighbours had called an ambulance to take him away because he was annoying them!! sounded funny in my overtired and dehydrated state!!

surely those scope for some jokes about beds in ED?

#15
chewy1411:07 am, 31 Dec 12

I’m betting it’s the last time this guy tries to engage in some acrobatic sex acts.

#16
Thumper11:41 am, 31 Dec 12

Some great quips but seriously, let’s hope the guy recovers.

But keep the quips coming, I like a good belly laugh :)

#17
el12:29 pm, 31 Dec 12

Frankly I’m appalled, most of the responses to this story have been stomach churning.

#18
Roundhead894:58 pm, 31 Dec 12

Spiral said :

goggles13 said :

makes me wonder if this is the most bizarre reason to be taken to the ED.

Not even close.

Well I stubbed my toe once. Since I fronted up at 22:30 Saturday – possibly their busiest time – they had every right to put me at the bottom of the list and keep me waiting for hours. But the nurse saw me within an hour, said there wasn’t much that could be done about a stubbed toe and sent me on my way.

#19
Grumpy Old Fart5:45 pm, 31 Dec 12

Or was it a practice run gone wrong by a Public Servant for a future compensation claim whilst having bedroom antics? Either way he was up to his guts in it

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