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RACQ CareFlight airlifts man trampled by cow

Monday 23 December 2013

RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to the aid of a male who has suffered serious injuries after being trampled by a cow.

The 69-year-old was working on a property at Captain Creek, east of Miriam Vale, earlier today when the cow pushed him against a fence, the man fell and the cow trod on him. 

The incident caused suspected chest and abdominal injuries. The Bundaberg-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter landed at the property where the flight doctor and intensive care flight paramedic stabilised the injured man.

He was airlifted to Bundaberg Base Hospital in a stable condition.

For media enquiries please call the RACQ CareFlight Rescue 24/7 media number on 0448 844 197.