The injured rider was transferred to the waiting LifeFlight rescue helicopter (Photo: RACQ LifeFlight)

July 1, 2024

A motorbike rider was airlifted to hospital after a crash on the D’Aguilar Highway just north of Yarraman on Sunday afternoon.

The Sunshine-Coast based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue flew the man, aged in his 50s, to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

A spokesperson said the rider suffered multiple cuts and abrasions after he lost control of his motorbike about 3:00pm.

He was taken by ambulance to Errol Munt Park in Yarraman before being transferred to the rescue helicopter.

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Two men, both aged in their 40s, were taken by ambulance to Esk Hospital in a stable condition after a single-vehicle crash on Turtle Creek Road near Harlin about 8:00pm on Saturday.

A QAS spokesperson said one man suffered a shoulder injury while the other had a chest injury.

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A man was taken to Toowoomba Hospital in a stable condition with minor injuries after a single-vehicle crash on Oakey-Cooyar Road at Evergreen just before midnight on Friday.

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From Monday (July 1) Queensland Fire and Emergency Services will be known as the Queensland Fire Department (QFD).


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