Man Run Over By Tram After 'Falling Asleep' On The Tracks

Sustained serious injuries

Man Run Over By Tram After 'Falling Asleep' On The Tracks 7 News

A man has sustained serious injuries this morning after being run over by a tram.

It is understood that the 21-year-old had fallen asleep on the tracks, with the tram hitting him at roughly 5am this morning.

The incident happened on the Gold Coast near the Gold Coast highway, with emergency workers spending almost an hour trying to free him.

He has reportedly sustained serious leg and pelvis injuries.

According to the Daily Mail, a paramedic said that the man was administered pain relief medication at the scene as the rescue operation was underway.

The man is understood to be in a stable condition.

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