ATV rider impaled by tree branch south-east of Dubbo


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An ATV rider has been taken to hospital after being impaled by a tree branch in central northern New South Wales.

The man in his 30s was riding his ATV south-east of Dubbo Sunday afternoon when the tree branch crashed through his four-wheeler.

He suffered serious injuries after his leg was impaled by a branch shortly before 3pm.

After being freed by emergency services, the man was transported to Dubbo Hospital to be treated for his injuries.

He was transported in a stable condition.

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