RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service was tasked to a 56 year-old who had been found by his neighbour on Friday morning after a quad bike rollover on Thursday afternoon.
RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service was tasked to a 56 year-old who had been found by his neighbour on Friday morning after a quad bike rollover on Thursday afternoon. RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue

UPDATE: 56 y/o airlifted after found pinned under quad bike

UPDATE 11.15AM: A 56 YEAR-OLD man spent all night outside pinned under his quad bike when his neighbour found him this morning.

At approximately 9am this morning the RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service was tasked to the property east of Yeppoon.

A neighbour found the man pinned under his ATV early this morning and alerted emergency services when he was unable to get up.

Upon arrival to the scene, the patient was found to be suffering suspected significant head, shoulder and chest injuries.

He was stabilised on scene by the on board Critical Care Paramedic and Doctor before he was airlifted to the Rockhampton Base Hospital in a serious condition.

 

 

RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service was tasked to a 56 year-old who had been found by his neighbour on Friday morning after a quad bike rollover on Thursday afternoon.
RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service was tasked to a 56 year-old who had been found by his neighbour on Friday morning after a quad bike rollover on Thursday afternoon. RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue

 

UPDATE 10AM: A MALE person in his 50s is being airlifted after he was found this morning in a "serious state" following a quad bike rollover the afternoon before.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesperson confirmed he was being airlifted to Rockhampton hospital around 9.45am.

Queensland Ambulance Service first received the call at 8.20am.

He is in a serious condition with a significant head injury.

It is understood he rolled the quad bike the previous afternoon and he spent the night outside before being found.

The incident occurred at the end of the Bondoola road in Bondoola.

9AM: A PERSON has been found in a "serious state" this morning after they rolled their quad bike last night near Yeppoon .

It is understood the person rolled their quad bike sometime last night and Queensland Ambulance Service received the call at 8.20am this morning.

The incident occurred in Bondoola, around Bondoola road.

Ambulance crews are on scene and have requested extra back up.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesperson said the RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service has just been called to the scene.

The spokesperson said it is looking "very serious".

Details of the injuries are unknown at this stage.

More to follow.

Headed to Rockhampton hospital

male in 50s

head injury

serious condition with a siginficant injury

yesterday afternoon


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