Man airlifted to hospital after crane incident

The Air Ambulance was dispatched to Brice Avenue in Mooroolbark after reports of a workplace incident.

By Mikayla van Loon

A man in his 50s has been airlifted to hospital after an incident involving a crane in Mooroolbark earlier today.

Paramedics were called to the incident on Brice Avenue around 11.50am, with the Air Ambulance being dispatched shortly after.

The pager message received said the incident involved a mobile crane which had potentially run over the leg of a worker.

A Worksafe spokesperson has confirmed they are making inquiries and an investigation is underway into the incident.

The male has been flown by Air Ambulance to the Alfred Hospital in a serious condition with lower body injuries.

More to come.