Critical incident investigation declared after man injured at Gosford

Sunday, 07 April 2024 09:24:28 PM

A critical incident investigation has been declared after a man had a medical episode following an incident in Gosford today.

About 8.20am (Sunday 7 April 2024), emergency services were called to a railway station on Mann Street, Gosford, following reports a person was intoxicated on the road.

Officers attached to Brisbane Water Police District arrived and handcuffed a 48-year-old man in order for NSW Ambulance paramedics to treat the man.

Following the initial medical treatment, the handcuffs were removed, and the man then suffered a medical episode.

He was taken to Gosford Hospital in a critical condition. Police have since been told the man is now in a serious but stable condition.

A critical incident team from Port Stephens – Hunter Police District will investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.

The investigation will be subject to independent review.