Man Hospitalised Following Industrial Accident

An industrial accident has caused power outages in Newcastle’s CBD today.

It’s believed the incident occurred around 11-am and involved an underground cable, which caused around 800 homes and businesses to lose power.

A man has been taken to hospital following the incident

He’s reportedly in a serious condition after receiving an electric shock.

Power has since been restored to most of the area.

More to come.


Image: NSW Ambulance