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CareFlight airlifts teen suffering critical injuries

A 17-year-old man suffering head injuries was airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue from Hervey Bay Hospital today. 

The man had been involved in an earlier motor vehicle accident and suffered head injuries as a result of the incident.  

The Sunshine Coast-based rescue helicopter was tasked to assist the man shortly after 1pm.

The CareFlight clinical team provided treatment to the man on arrival at Hervey Bay Hospital.

He was then flown to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in a critical condition.