Illawarra Newsroom

Man airlifted after being pinned by tree in Figtree

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Emergency Services rushed to a Figtree street yesterday afternoon after a tree fell on an elderly man.

NSW Ambulance said the 77-year-old was cutting a tree on Koloona Avenue when it came down and pinned him.

Paramedics found him face down, trapped by the tree.

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Crews worked to free him before he was taken to St George Hospital by the Toll Air Ambulance in a serious but stable condition just after 4pm.

Images: Travis Winks and Flightradar24