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Teen dirt bike rider airlifted from Sunshine Coast

A 15-year-old boy injured in a dirt bike accident has been airlifted by the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue service. 

The young man had been riding along a dirt track at Cooyar when he fell from the bike and suffered suspected shoulder and chest injuries.

The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to scene of the accident shortly after 3pm. 

The LifeFlight Critical Care Doctor and the helicopter’s Flight Paramedic treated the boy for his injuries on their arrival. 

He was then flown to Nambour General Hospital in a stable condition.