Shearer left fighting for life after bizarre series of events at Mortlake
A shearer is fighting for life in hospital following a bizarre series of events in the state’s south west.
The 26-year-old was involved in a car crash after a few drinks near Mortlake on Sunday afternoon.
He was then dropped at home but suffered further injuries trying to break into the house through a toilet window.
When he went to get help at his neighbour’s place, he’s believed to have hurt himself once again hurt himself, falling through a window while knocking at the door.
Paramedics took him to the Warrnambool Base Hospital in a critical condition.
A helicopter was on stand by to take him to Melbourne
But The Warrnambool Standard reports the shearer – believed to be from New Zealand – suffered a cardiac arrest and underwent surgery.