The Bundaberg RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has flown a man to hospital, after he reportedly crashed his motorbike on Fraser Island, this morning (Saturday 6th March).
The Bundaberg RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has flown a man to hospital, after he reportedly crashed his motorbike on Fraser Island, this morning (Saturday 6th March). Courtesy RACQ LifeFlight Rescue

UPDATE: Man, 50s, airlifted with shoulder and rib injuries

UPDATE: The Bundaberg RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has flown a man to hospital, after he reportedly crashed his motorbike on Fraser Island, on Saturday morning.

The rescue helicopter was sent to the island, just before 11am.

A RACQ LifeFlight Rescue spokesperson said it was believed the male rider, in his 50s, was attempting to ride from a beach to a resort, when he lost control and was thrown over the handlebars.

A Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) paramedic was on the scene, when the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter landed.

The patient was treated for shoulder and rib injuries, before being flown to the Bundaberg Base Hospital, in a stable condition. 

Earlier: Emergency services have been called to the scene of a motorcycle crash on Fraser Island.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesperson said the patient was a man in his 50s, who had shoulder, arm and back injuries.

The spokesperson said the crash near Happy Valley happened at 10.32am and the rescue helicopter had been tasked.

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