- Two men are trapped in an oil tank after accident at western Sydney ink factory
- Rescue crews expect the ‘complex operation’ to rescue them will take four hours
- Trapped men are believed to be in a critical condition at the Auburn workplace
Two men are trapped in an oil tank are in a critical condition following a workplace accident in western Sydney.
The workers became trapped at an ink factory in Auburn shortly before 9am on Thursday.
One man was rescued and taken to Westmead Hospital with leg fractures, a NSW Ambulance spokesman told The Sydney Morning Herald.
Rescue crews are bracing for a ‘complex operation’ to rescue to men trapped in an oil tank
Police rescue crews, ambulance and four fire crews are working to free the remaining two men at the Chisholm Road worksite.
The ambulance spokesman said the rescue was a ‘complex operation’, adding it could take four hours to free them.
A police rescue specialist is on the scene at Auburn in Sydney’s west where the men are trapped