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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
Rawhide Kid Part3 12:35 pm
30 Dec 12
#1

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.

Spykler 6:09 pm
30 Dec 12
#2

He has had an absolute gutful of that bedhead..

Instant Mash 9:07 pm
30 Dec 12
#3

Spykler said :

He has had an absolute gutful of that bedhead..

+1

Girt_Hindrance 9:29 pm
30 Dec 12
#4

Spykler said :

He has had an absolute gutful of that bedhead..

Oof- that’d be hard to stomach.

Antagonist 9:39 pm
30 Dec 12
#5

Spykler said :

He has had an absolute gutful of that bedhead..

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

DrKoresh 10:07 pm
30 Dec 12
#6

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

johnboy 10:12 pm
30 Dec 12
#7

DrKoresh said :

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

boom tish

gooterz 10:32 pm
30 Dec 12
#8

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

goggles13 11:31 pm
30 Dec 12
#9

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!!

Masquara 4:42 am
31 Dec 12
#10

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!

bundah 9:08 am
31 Dec 12
#11

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

ScienceRules 9:14 am
31 Dec 12
#12

Surely we can put this thread to bed now?

Spiral 9:15 am
31 Dec 12
#13

goggles13 said :

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

Not even close.

IrishPete 9:27 am
31 Dec 12
#14

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?

chewy14 11:07 am
31 Dec 12
#15

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

Thumper 11:41 am
31 Dec 12
#16

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

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

el 12:29 pm
31 Dec 12
#17

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

Roundhead89 4:58 pm
31 Dec 12
#18

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.

Grumpy Old Fart 5:45 pm
31 Dec 12
#19

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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