UPDATE: Boy seriously injured in farm forklift accident
UPDATE 7am Monday:
THE victim of a farming accident in the Mary Valley yesterday involving a forklift was a boy not a man as first thought, a Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman has confirmed.
Emergency crews rushed to a pineapple farm at Amamoor on Meddleton Rd after the boy's leg was run over by a forklift about 1pm.
The boy was treated at the scene for serious abdominal, pelvis and leg injuries, before he was taken in a serious but stable condition to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital.
More details as they come to hand.
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EMERGENCY crews have been called out to Amamoor amid reports that a man's leg has been run over by a forklift.
The man is believed to have been working at a pineapple farm on Meddleton Rd just after 1pm when the incident happened.
Police said paramedics were treating him at the scene, but the extent of the injuries are unknown.