Emergency crews prepare the patient to be transported. Picture: Brian Cassidy.
Emergency crews prepare the patient to be transported. Picture: Brian Cassidy.

Motorcyclist injured at Goodwood Rd

A MOTORCYCLIST in his 70s was transported by rescue helicopter after he was injured in a traffic crash that happened on Goodwood and Woodgate Rds.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman described the crash as “a serious motorcycle and vehicle incident” which happened at about 11.51am.

The spokeswoman said critical care paramedics were currently examining the one patient, who had chest and leg injuries but was now in a stable condition.

A Queensland Police Service spokesman said the motorcyclist was travelling on Woodgate Rd, and had turned right into Goodwood Rd when he collided with the vehicle.

The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter landed at Goodwood State School and left with its patient at about 1.10pm.

The helicopter flew the man to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital.

It was the second callout in the area for the rescue helicopter.

On Saturday afternoon it airlifted another man injured in an off-road motorbike accident north of Monto.

The man was in his 50s and was flown to the Bundaberg hospital in a stable condition.



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