Man performs first-aid on himself before being rescued after chainsaw incident

Brisbane, Australia – A man, who was not identified, was injured while cutting up wood on his property. He cut his leg with a chainsaw and dragged himself to his ATV and drove himself back to his farmhouse where he called for help.

The injured man used a belt as a tourniquet to stop his leg from bleeding.

The LifeFlight critical care doctor and Queensland Ambulance Service paramedic assessed and treated the man’s injuries at the farm.

He was then airlifted in a stable condition to Toowoomba Hospital.

For more information; https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/queensland/man-drags-himself-to-get-help-after-cutting-leg-with-chainsaw-20180727-p4zu42.html

https://www.sunshinecoastdaily.com.au/news/chainsaw-victim-performs-first-aid-himself-airlift/3478336/

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