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.