Man and teenager rushed to hospital after being pinned underneath slab of stone at job site


Man and teenager rushed to hospital after being pinned underneath a one-tonne slab of stone at a job site

  • Man and teenage boy rushed to hospital after work place accident on Gold Coast
  • Both taken to Gold Coast University Hospital, said to be in a stable condition
  • Incident unfolded just after 9am, slab of stone believed to weigh one tonne 


A man and a teenage boy have been rushed to hospital after they were pinned underneath a slab of stone at a job site.

Queensland Ambulance Service paramedics were called to the workplace on Telford Circuit at Yatala on the Gold Coast just after 9am on Thursday.

A boy aged in his late teens suffered a leg injury, while a man aged in his 20s sustained an ankle injury, a QAS spokeswoman confirmed.

A man and a teenage boy have been rushed to hospital after they were pinned underneath a slab of stone at a job site on the Gold Coast (stock image)

Queensland Ambulance Service paramedics were called to the workplace on Telford Circuit at Yatala on the Gold Coast  (pictured) just after 9am on Thursday

Queensland Ambulance Service paramedics were called to the workplace on Telford Circuit at Yatala on the Gold Coast  (pictured) just after 9am on Thursday

A boy aged in his late teens suffered a leg injury at the scene, while a man aged in his 20s has an ankle injury, a QAS spokeswoman confirmed

A boy aged in his late teens suffered a leg injury at the scene, while a man aged in his 20s has an ankle injury, a QAS spokeswoman confirmed

The ambulance service at the scene said it was reported earlier the men had been pinned by a slab of stone weighing at least one tonne.

Both are said to be in a stable condition at the Gold Coast University Hospital.

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