Man mowing down MND lands in hospital after trek takes dramatic turn

Andrew Mangelsdorf
Updated March 17 2024 - 3:02pm, first published 3:00pm
Warren Acott with family and friends as paramedics take him to hospital after he fell from a wheelchair in Central Wagga on Sunday morning. Picture by Les Smith
Warren Acott with family and friends as paramedics take him to hospital after he fell from a wheelchair in Central Wagga on Sunday morning. Picture by Les Smith

A man riding his mower to the nation's capital to petition for greater awareness of a degenerative illness has used an unexpected trip to Wagga Base Hospital to drive home his message.

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Andrew Mangelsdorf

Originally from South Australia, Andrew Mangelsdorf grew up in Victoria before launching his career in Temora, NSW. He also served as a journalist at Lake Cargelligo before making the move to The Daily Advertiser in 2022. Always on the lookout for story ideas, so if you've got one, let me know: andrew.mangelsdorf@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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