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RACQ CareFlight Rescues 60 year old Mountain Biker

Toowoomba's RACQ CareFlight Rescue has treated a 60 year old male who sustained suspected fractures after falling from his mountain bike near Lake Manchester today.

Due to the rough terrain the rescue team had to winch down the CareFlight doctor and paramedic to the patient from the helicopter.

The medical team treated the patient at the scene and then proceeded to stretcher carry the patient to the rescue helicopter.

Despite the rough the pilots of RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter managed to land in a tight clearing to load the patient.

The patient was then transferred to the Princess Alexandra hospital in a stable condition.

The Toowoomba RACQ CareFlight Rescue crew who attended the scene would like to thank the Pine Mountain Rural fire fighting Brigade for their assistance.