27yo man airlifted after chainsaw accident near Walcha

UPDATE: Westpac Rescue Helicopter has flown the 27-year-old man to John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition.

It is reported the accident occurred on a property about 25 km east of Walcha.

The man received a deep laceration above the left eye from a chainsaw accident.

BREAKING: A 27-year-old man is being airlifted to hospital after a serious chainsaw accident to his face. 

The Newcastle Westpac Rescue Helicopter is currently tasked to the Walcha area to transfer the man, who suffered facial lacerations from a chainsaw accident.

More details as they come to hand.

The Tamworth Westpac Rescue Helicopter is flying a clinical team to Inverell Hospital to assist with the patient, who will then be flown to Sydney by Royal Flying Doctor Service.

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