Brian Taylor gave an update on Smith's condition on the game coverage:
"Just been told, Tim Smith, down in the rooms for Melbourne, taken to hospital in a wheelchair.
"He's being carted off as we speak."
Melbourne's second gamer Tim Smith's night is over after he suffered a serious rib injury.
Smith backed into Alex Rance's knee in a marking contest halfway through the second quarter.
Melbourne's Twitter has confirmed he will take no further part in tonights game.
Triple M Footy's boundary rider Michael Roberts alerted the severity of the injury as he left the ground.
“Tim Smith seriously in strife now, cause all medical staff and emergency staff have gone down (to the rooms)," he said.
More to come.