Monday, September 1, 2008

Jogger dials triple-0 after kangaroo attack

A KANGAROO has inflicted extensive injuries on a man in Melbourne's northwest.

The victim, aged in his 50s, suffered a large gash to the head and other wounds to the chest and hands in the incident, which happened at 1.30pm (AEST).
Ambulance officers treated him at the scene, in Enterprise Drive, Sunbury.
He was transferred to the Royal Melbourne Hospital in a stable condition.
Ambulance Victoria paramedic Stephen Weissbacher said the man was not seriously injured in the attack.
"He was jogging near his home when he was attacked by a male kangaroo. He managed to fight the kangaroo off and made his way to a neighbours house who called 000,"Mr Weissbacher said.


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