Worker seriously injured after being crushed by garbage skip truck


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A man has been seriously injured after being crushed by a garbage skip collecting truck at an industrial site in Sydney’s west.

The man believed to be aged in his 50s became trapped after being hit by the truck on Monday morning.

Paramedics were called to the incident in Camellia shortly before 10am.

The man was freed by NSW Fire and Rescue crew.

He suffered chest and head injuries and was treated at the scene before being taken to Westmead Hospital.

SafeWork NSW has been notified.

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