Man airlifted to Hospital after being pinned by Water Tank

The Westpac chopper was called to Mindaribba on Saturday. Image: Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service

A man is recovering in hospital after being pinned to a post by a water tank at a property north of Maitland.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was called to the Mindaribba property around 4 o’clock Saturday afternoon.

The 1000L tank was on a trailer when it shifted, pinning the 70-year-old to a post and injuring his back and chest.

The man was treated on scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being airlifted to the John Hunter for further treatment.

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