RESCUE: A boy has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue following a sand boarding accident on Fraser Island. Photo RACQ CareFlight Rescue
RESCUE: A boy has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue following a sand boarding accident on Fraser Island. Photo RACQ CareFlight Rescue Contributed

Boy flown from Fraser Island after sand boarding incident

A BOY has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue following a sand boarding accident on Fraser Island.

The Emerald local was sand boarding down a sand dune when he fell off and injured his lower leg.

He had a suspected fractured leg.

The Bundaberg RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was called to the Orchid Beach helipad on Fraser Island at  11am.

The boy was flown to Hervey Bay Hospital in a stable condition.

His mother accompanied him on the flight.



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