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Man injured in rockfall incident

miner transported by ambulance after rockfall

A man has been injured in the early hours of this morning in a reported rockfall incident at a Queensland mining operation.

Queensland Ambulance services reportedly attended a mine site on the Gregory Development Rd at Seventy Mile shortly after 6am.

Paramedics treated a man in his 40s with rib and shoulder injuries and transported him at 6:07 am to Charters Towers Hospital.

The man is believed to be in a stable condition.

Queensland Ambulance Services confirmed that the man was involved in a “workplace incident” and has been transported. No further details are available at this time.

AMSJ will provide updates as they come to hand.

The Seventy Mile Area is South of Charters Towers and has been home to a range of well known Gold projects including Mount Leyshon. A number of exploration projects are occurring in the region at this time.

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