A trampoline went flying near a Maryborough home, nearly hitting a man who was looking outside at the wild weather.
A trampoline went flying near a Maryborough home, nearly hitting a man who was looking outside at the wild weather. Contributed

WATCH: Man has lucky escape as trampoline goes flying

A MARYBOROUGH man has had a lucky escape after a trampoline went flying past him on Tuesday during the wild weather.

Ben Turner walked out to look at the heavy rain at his house near Maryborough Hospital and was stunned a minute later when a trampoline went flying by.

WATCH THE VIDEO: Be warned before you click, there's a bit of strong language.

Mr Turner said the trampoline went within two metres of hitting him.

"I was just standing there and the wind was hectic so I stood back," he said.

Maryborough received more than 16mm of rain during the downpour.


Keep up with the locals:  Just $1 for the first 28 days

premium_icon Keep up with the locals: Just $1 for the first 28 days

Get the latest local news first from just $1 for the first 28 days

Cash stolen from elderly woman at hospital

premium_icon Cash stolen from elderly woman at hospital

A large sum of money was stolen from an elderly woman’s personal belongings at a...

How you can access $500,000 drought relief loans

How you can access $500,000 drought relief loans

Maranoa MP announces new initiative to offer financial relief to farm-dependent...