Two Men Rescued From Trench In Melbourne's North

Both are in hospital


25 February 2019

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Two men hae been freed and taken to hospital after being trapped in a four metre deep trench.

Emergency crews were called to High Street, Epping, just before noon.

A man in his 20s was rescued and taken to The Royal Melbourne Hospital in a stable condition, but his injuries are not yet known, according to Ambulance Victoria.

A man in his 50s was  later freed and transported in a stable condition with suspected crush injuries.

Twenty-four firefighters attended the scene, along with police.

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