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Rescue mission frees 56-year-old man after CRUSHED by reversing truck at Sydney gas station

Horrifying scenes in which 56-year-old man is CRUSHED by a reversing truck at a gas station in Sydney – before being taken to hospital in critical condition

  • Man, 56, sustained pelvic and abdominal injuries after being crushed by a truck
  • Paramedics treated him on the spot while he was conscious and prodded under the truck
  • The man was released in critical condition and taken to Westmead Hospital

Emergency services have released a man who was crushed by a truck at a gas station in southwest Sydney.

Ambulance workers were called to the BP station on Rookwood Road in Yagoona at 2:15 PM on Wednesday after reports that a truck had hit a 56-year-old man.

Three crews, including a specialized medical team, were sent to the scene.

Emergency services released a man who was crushed by a truck at a gas station in south west Sydney (photo)

Emergency services released a man who was crushed by a truck at a gas station in south west Sydney (photo)

Police, paramedics and ambulance workers on site at the BP station on Rookwood Road in Yagoona

Police, paramedics and ambulance workers on site at the BP station on Rookwood Road in Yagoona

Police, paramedics and ambulance workers on site at the BP station on Rookwood Road in Yagoona

An NSW Ambulance spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia that paramedics treated the man while he was still under the truck.

He was conscious while receiving medical attention and suffered from pelvic and abdominal injuries.

Rescue groups managed to free the man from under the truck and he was transported to Westmead Hospital.

The spokesman said the man is in critical condition.

A police officer chats with a bystander after a 56-year-old man is crushed by a truck in Yagoona

A police officer chats with a bystander after a 56-year-old man is crushed by a truck in Yagoona

A police officer chats with a bystander after a 56-year-old man is crushed by a truck in Yagoona

More to come.

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