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CareFlight assists injured rider at Tansey Showgrounds

A 52-year-old woman suffering suspected spinal injuries was airlifted from the Tansey Showgrounds in the Gympie region after she fell from a horse on Friday afternoon.

The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was called to assist the injured woman at around 4pm.

It’s believed the woman was participating in a sporting event when she was injured.

She was flown to Nambour General Hospital for further treatment.