Man Seriously Burnt In Lake Macquarie Car Explosion

He's been flown to a Sydney hospital..

Man Seriously Burnt In Lake Macquarie Car Explosion

An elderly man is nursing serious burns following a car fire at Pelican this morning.

It appears the 71 year old had a gas bottle in his car which exploded in Lakeview Parade at around 7am.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter has flown him Sydney's Royal North Shore Hospital in a serious condition.

An NSW Ambulance spokesman said the victim has burns to his face and hands.

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