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Tradie crushed by a garbage truck at a rubbish tip is rushed to hospital

Tradie crushed by a garbage truck at a rubbish tip is rushed to hospital in a critical condition with serious head injuries

  • A man suffered serious head injuries at a Sydney rubbish tip on Monday morning
  • The 52-year-old was reportedly trapped between two rubbish trucks
  • Emergency crews freed him and he was rushed to Westmead Hospital

A tradesman has suffered critical head injuries after being crushed by a rubbish truck in Sydney this morning. 

Emergency crews were called to the industrial site on Grand Avenue, Camellia at 9.50am, after reports a worker was struck by a truck.

The 52-year-old man had to be freed after becoming pinned by the vehicle.

A tradesman has suffered critical head injuries after being crushed by a rubbish truck in Sydney this morning

Emergency crews were called to the industrial site on Grand Avenue, Camellia at about 9am, after reports a worker was crushed by a truck

Emergency crews were called to the industrial site on Grand Avenue, Camellia at about 9am, after reports a worker was crushed by a truck

He suffered injuries to his head and chest and was rushed to Westmead Hospital in a critical condition.

Witnesses told 10News the man been trapped between two trucks at the rubbish tip.  

WorkSafe has also been notified.   

Careflight arrived at the scene shortly before 10am on Monday

Careflight arrived at the scene shortly before 10am on Monday 



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