Recovery after machinery accident well under way as farmer Aaron McCarthy makes it home for Christmas

Hayley Wilkinson
By Hayley Wilkinson
Updated December 26 2021 - 7:29am, first published December 24 2021 - 3:30am
UPDATE: Aaron McCarthy has been transported for Canberra Hospital to Wagga Base Hospital for rehabilitation after losing his leg. Pictures: Supplied.

A Riverina farmer who lost his leg in a recent machinery accident will spend Christmas Day at home with his family before continuing his rehabilitation.


Hayley Wilkinson

Hayley grew up in Carabost, 45 minutes south-east of Wagga. She graduated with a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Wollongong in 2020 before launching her career at The Daily Advertiser. You can find her covering events, entertainment and human interest. Email: