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.
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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.