Tyre explodes in man's face
A MT Perry man was airlifted to hospital after a freak accident where a car tyre exploded in his face on Saturday morning.
AGL Action Rescue Helicopter air crewman Brent Malden said the 28-year-old man sustained gravel cuts and bruising from the accident, which happened shortly before 4am.
"He lost a few teeth and sustained some other facial injuries," he said.
The man was taken to Bundaberg Hospital in a stable condition.