A man has been seriously injured after he was run over by his own car at Kanahooka.
NSW Ambulance paramedics were called to a home on Edgeworth Avenue at about 11.15am on Monday.
The man, aged 85, was partially trapped underneath the car. He was freed by emergency services about 12.15pm.
NSW Ambulance acting inspector Robert Kembrey said the man was in cardiac arrest when paramedics arrived but was able to be revived.
The Mercury understands the car rolled backwards over his lower body before coming to rest.
An ambulance rescue chopper has flown the man to St George Hospital.
NSW Ambulance acting inspector Robert Kembrey said:
“By the time ambulance arrived, the gentleman was in cardiac arrest. Treatment rendered to him by our staff has managed to secure a cardiac output at this stage, the gentleman’s still not out of the woods, however he’s being flown by a Toll Rescue helicopter up to St George Hospital.
“His heart had effectively stopped. He was given CPR and adrenaline and as a result of that we were able to start his heart again.”
The man also suffered a possible head injury.
As of Monday evening, he remains in hospital in a critical condition