Logger badly injured by falling tree at Whian Whian

EMERGENCY services are rushing to Whian Whian following reports a logger has sustained serious head injuries after a tree he was cutting down fell on him.

Police rescue, paramedics, and the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter have all been tasked to the private property on Whian Whian Rd.

Logging of Blackbutt trees approved by the NSW Forestry Corporation has been conducted on the property for the past three weeks.

Protesters taking action against the logging have established a camp near the entrance to the private property.

Police have arrested and charged five protesters with entering enclosed lands.

Topics:  logging, whian whian

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