October 31, 2020

A woman has been flown to hospital after she was reportedly crushed by a cow on Friday evening.

The Toowoomba-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was called to a private property north-east of Cooyar at 6:50pm.

The pilot was able to land the aircraft in a paddock close to the scene.

An RACQ LifeFlight spokesperson said it was believed the patient, aged in her 60s, was in a cattle yard when a 300kg cow pinned her against a fence, before stomping on her.

Other family members witnessed the incident and raised the alarm.

Ambulance paramedics were first to the scene and treated the woman for upper body and head injuries.

The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue aeromedical team worked alongside QAS before airlifting the patient to Toowoomba Hospital in a stable condition.

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A woman patient, aged in her 40s, was transported by ambulance to Kingaroy Hospital in a stable condition with minor injuries following a single-vehicle rollover on Kilkivan-Tansey Road on Friday night.

Emergency services were called to the incident, near Tansey, at 10:09pm.


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