A man has sustained a serious leg injury on a construction site after a 13 tonne excavator ran over his leg, Tasmania Police report.
A police spokesman said emergency services responded to a report of a serious crash involving an excavator at at a construction site on Railton Road about 5.15pm on Monday.
"While a 13 tonne excavator was being reversed it ran over the leg of a worker who was crossing the road behind the excavator," the spokesman said.
The Longford man was airlifted to the Launceston General Hospital with a serious leg injury.
"The driver of the excavator, a man in his 50s, was not physically injured," the spokesman said.
"WorkSafe will investigate the incident."
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