A 39-year-old man has been taken to Proserpine Hospital after a suspected electrocution on Dodd St, Proserpine.
A 39-year-old man has been taken to Proserpine Hospital after a suspected electrocution on Dodd St, Proserpine. Brodie Bott

Man suffers serious electric shock from power line

A 39-YEAR-OLD man has been taking to Proserpine Hospital in a stable condition after a suspected electric shock on Dodd St, Proserpine.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesperson said they had received the call at about 9am today.

"(Ambulance officers) found the patient, a 39-year-old man, conscious and breathing," the spokesperson said.

"He was apparently working on a power line and he's been transported in a stable condition to Proserpine Hospital."

UPDATE

A Proserpine Hospital spokesperson has confirmed that the man has been discharged without injuries.



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