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Seed hopper fractures man's leg in three places

The RACQ CareFlight rescue helicopter was tasked to Goondiwindi at 2pm to airlift a 47 year old male who badly injured himself using a cotton seed hopper.

The patient was doing some welding on the machine when someone accidentally turned it on dragging his leg into the hopper.

The CareFlight medical team helped stabilise the man for transport.
He suffered three suspected breaks to his right leg in the accident.
The 47 year old was airlifted to Toowoomba Base Hospital in a stable condition.