The RACQ LifeFlight rescue helicopter at Bundaberg Airport.
The RACQ LifeFlight rescue helicopter at Bundaberg Airport.

UPDATE: Man tried to walk back home after fall from horse

UPDATE: AN RACQ LifeFlight Rescue spokeswoman said it's believed a man, in his 60s, attempted to walk back to his house, after falling from a horse, when his wife found him and raised the alarm.

The Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted the man who suffered head and chest injuries from the fall to the Bundaberg Hospital, from a private property in the North Burnett, earlier today.

The rescue chopper was called into incident just before midday.

 

 

Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) paramedics transported the injured rider to a local hospital, where they met the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue aeromedical team.

The man was airlifted in a stable condition, under the care of the QAS Critical Care Flight Paramedic.

 

 

EARLIER: A MAN had sustained injuries to his chest and face after falling from a horse this morning.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said the male was flown to the Bundaberg Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

He said the incident happened about 11am at a private residence in Mulgildie.



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