NSW

Man's leg 'torn off' in Wolli Creek accident

A man had his leg torn off after he became caught under an excavator in Sydney's south.

The 30-year-old was at a construction site on Marsh Street, Wolli Creek when the accident happened on Tuesday morning.

Paramedics tend to the man who was caught in an excavator.
Paramedics tend to the man who was caught in an excavator. 

He was treated by Careflight paramedics before being taken by ambulance to St George Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Careflight said the man's leg was torn off and blood transfusions were administered at the scene.

A WorkCover investigation is underway.

AAP