|The rescue helicopter landed on the Ellendale recreation ground|
to retrieve an injured road worker.
"Police and emergency services attended an incident at Ellendale Rd, Ellendale, this morning where a man was struck by a truck," Senior Constable Peter Gibson said in a statement.
"At around 9.40am, a 61-year-old Primrose Sands man who was working at a road works
site was struck by a reversing 17.2 tonne truck which was also being used on site," Senior Constable Gibson said.
|The rescue helicopter arriving at Ellendale.|
The scene was attended by representatives of WorkSafe Tasmania and investigations are continuing.
The scene was attended by police, ambulance, Derwent Valley State Emergency Services and local volunteer fire brigades. The incident occurred near the town centre and the helicopter was able to land on the local recreation ground.