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Child hurt in diving accident

A 12 year old boy has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue following an accident in the family swimming pool.

The Toowoomba-based helicopter was called to a property near Tara, on the Western Downs, around midday.

The boy suffered suspected spinal injuries after diving into the pool.

He was accompanied by his mother on the flight to Toowoomba Base Hospital.

The young patient travelled in a stable condition.