Coolangatta: Construction worker’s head sliced open when an object fell 4.5metres from above on a building site

  • Man fell 15 feet from edge
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A construction worker has suffered serious head injuries after falling off a construction site in a horrific workplace accident on the Gold Coast.

The man cut his head open when he fell from an object at a construction site in Coolangatta about 11am on Thursday.

It is understood the worker fell off an edge and became stuck in a narrow space.

A construction worker fell 4.5 meters from a building site in Coolangatta (image)

Paramedics treated the man at the scene for a ‘significant head injury’.

He was rushed to Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

WorkSafe Queensland is expected to launch an investigation.