Man injured in chainsaw accident at Gloucester

A MAN, 56, suffered serious injuries to his lower leg after accidentally hitting himself with a chainsaw at Gloucester today. 

Emergency services were called to treat the man, who was clearing a fire trail in a remote part of the Barrington Tops, about 3pm.

A Westpac rescue helicopter spokesman said the man was flown to John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition.

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