Rooftop rescue in Lyons

johnboy 1 March 2011

ACT Fire Brigade on scene with multiple resources at a rooftop accident at a residential property on Launceston Street, Lyons.

Patient has fallen through roof tiles landing in the ceiling cavity whilst installing an antenna on a roof.

ACT Fire Brigade crews and ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics have gained access to the patient before lowering the male in a stretcher.

Patient is being treated for back injuries.

9:40am Tuesday 1 March 2011

Update on rooftop accident at Lyons ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics have transported a 29-year-old male to The Canberra Hospital in a stable condition for assessment of a back injury.

11:50am Tuesday 1 March 2011

[Courtesy ESA]

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