Man impaled on furniture

A man is being rushed to hospital this morning after becoming impaled on a piece of furniture inside his home at Reid.

The ACT Ambulance Service was called to the Allambie Street property just after 9 o’clock.

Intensive care paramedics arrived a short time later to find the 60 year old impaled on a an ornamental bed head through his stomach.

The paramedics worked for about half an hour with ACT Fire & Rescue firefighters and ACT Policing officers to get the man free.

He was stablised on scene and is now being transported by the ACT Ambulance Service to The Canberra Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

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