A man has been injured in an incident on a Burringbar property.
A man has been injured in an incident on a Burringbar property. contributed

Man seriously injured in grinder incident

A MAN has been flown to hospital after an incident in the Tweed Valley.

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was recently tasked to an industrial incident on a Burringbar property.

It's understood a 47-year-old man had suffered serious chest and hand injuries.

He had been operating an electric grinder.

The man was treated by paramedics and was transported by road to a nearby sporting field.

There, the rescue helicopter crew prepared the patient for transport to Brisbane's Princess Alexandria Hospital.



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