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Man amputates own leg with ride on lawnmower

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A “highly distressed” man has been airlifted to hospital by helicopter from a rural town outside of Sydney after accidentally amputating his own leg in a lawnmower accident.

The 56-year-old was using an industrial lawnmower on a tractor at Wilberforce on Monday when he suffered a mishap that resulted in him cutting off his lower leg.

Wilberforce is located 40km northwest of Sydney on the Hawkesbury River.

NSW Ambulance called in CareFlight’s Rapid Response Helicopter at 4:25pm and the crew had just four minutes to be in the air after…



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