30 May 2013

Trapped in an olive crusher

| johnboy
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ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Ambulance Service are currently on scene at the business “Olive Grove”, Hindmarsh Drive and Dalrymple Street, Narrabundah.

Crews have used hydraulic rescue tools to free a male patient’s arm from an olive crushing machine.

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics are treating the male patient for injuries.

Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 10.15am.

Update to follow.

10:52 AM

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics have treated a 48-year-old male for significant lower arm injuries and have taken the patient to The Canberra Hospital.

11:01 AM

[Courtesy ESA]

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When you on the farm
And machine gets your arm
Thats an Olive……….

Wow, that was terrible. Sorry but thats all I had going through my head when i read the article, Thankfully I didnt go down the:

“I see them rolling
And I’m hatin
Cause my arm is
Caught up in the olive crusher
up in the olive crusher,
up in the olive crusher,
up in the olive crusher,
it is all
Caught up in the olive crusher…….

Sadly, I was even hoping for one of the protagonists to be called Pip.

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