October 3, 2020
A motocross rider was seriously injured in a crash in the South Burnett region on Friday afternoon.
An RACQ LifeFlight spokesperson said the man, aged in his 30s, had been riding a motorbike when he lost control and hit a tree.
He suffered multiple injuries.
The medevac chopper was despatched at 3:30pm.
Ambulance paramedics and the RACQ LifeFlight critical care doctor stabilised the man at the motocross park before he was airlifted to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in a serious but stable condition.
A rescue helicopter was despatched to Manar Park, near Boondooma, on Saturday morning after reports another motorcycle rider had been injured.
A QAS spokesperson said paramedics treated a patient at the scene for pelvic injuries.
Emergency services were called to this incident at 11:34am.
The patient was airlifted to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.
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A patient was taken to Gympie Hospital after a reported snake bite at Widgee on Saturday afternoon.
QAS paramedics were called to the private address at 12:36pm.