Man Shoots Two Nails Into His Skull After Slipping On Construction Site

He was taken to hospital with two 30mm nails lodged in his head.

A construction worker has shot himself in the head with his own nail gun, after he slipped from his ladder.

The man in his 20s was doing some construction work on the Sunshine Coast.

As he fell he accidentally discharged his nail gun which shot two large nails into his skull.

He was immediately rushed to Hervey Bay Hospital where he was given initial treatment.

He was then airlifted to Royal Brisbane Hospital at about 8pm on Thursday evening according to a RACQ Lifeflight statement.

He remains in hospital in a stable condition.