Man In Critical Condition After Serious Pergola Fall

Fell 3m and landed on concrete


28 December 2017

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A 61-year-old man is in a critical condition after falling through a pergola this morning.

The incident happened in Freshwater, with the man landing on concrete some three metres below the pergola.

According to CareFlight, the man suffered cardiac arrest.

Bystanders were able to perform CPR on the man before emergency services arrived.

The CareFlight helicopter was tasked at 8.30am and landed in a nearby park.

The man was stabilised at the scene before being transported to Royal North Shore Hospital in a critical condition.

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