Pumpenbil house explosion victim critical two weeks on
A PUMPENBIL man burnt in a gas explosion is still in a critical condition in hospital two weeks after the incident.
The 46-year-old man suffered burns to half of his body after lighting a cigarette that ignited gas.
A house on Crams Rd was destroyed in the explosion.
Tweed Police said investigations show the man was home alone and could smell gas before lighting a cigarette, which caused an explosion that destroyed the house.
The explosion occurred about 12.30am.
Westpac Rescue Helicopter Northern Region airlifted the man to hospital within hours of the explosion being reported.