Chainsaw kick-back injures a mans neck

Victoria, Australia – 54-year-old Joe Hogg survived a cut to his neck from a chainsaw.

Hogg was out cutting wood with a friend when his chainsaw kicked back and struck him in the neck.

His friend ran to the nearest property for help and luckily that woman had first-aid training. She put pressure on the wound to slow the bleeding as they waiting for paramedics to arrive.

Hogg was airlifted to Canberra hospital where he is in stable condition.

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