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CareFlight responds to horse-riding accident

A man in his 50s who fell from a horse was airlifted by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter yesterday afternoon (Saturday) from Eskdale, west of Toogoolawah.

The man had been riding the horse when he fell.

The horse then landed on top of him.

The Sunshine Coast RACQ CareFlight Rescue crew was tasked to the property at about 4.30pm.

The patient was airlifted to Nambour General Hospital in a stable condition.

His injuries are not known.