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Rodeo accident injures 12 year old boy

RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a 12 year old who fell from a steer during a rodeo today.

The accident happened at Kumbia, 20 kilometres south west of Kingaroy.

The boy from Cherbourg suffered abdominal and head injuries in the fall.

He was stabilised at the scene by the helicopter's flight doctor and flight paramedic before being airlifted to the Mater Children's Hospital in a stable condition.

*This rescue mission was completed when the Sunshine Coast service operated as AGL Action Rescue prior to the July 1 2013 merger with CareFlight Group Queensland.