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Delicate rescue after truck ploughs into worksite

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29 Oct 2015
Workers have been injured after a semi-trailer ploughed into a worksite in Mount Waverley this morning.

About 7am, MFB crews received calls for an incident involving a prime mover that had crashed through temporary fencing surrounding a building site, impacting a large steel fully loaded rubbish skip bin.

Four workers were struck by the impacted skip bin resulting in two of the workers being trapped by the legs. MFB crews using Heavy rescue epuipment including 50 tonne hydraulic jacks, took 30 minutes to release the workers.

All patients were treated on scene before transported to hospital.

Police and Ambuance Victoria also attended.

ATTENDING APPLIANCES
Pumpers: 1
Rescue Units: 1
Aerial units: 0
Other units: 1

NUMBER OF FIREFIGHTERS: 8

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