CareFlight airlifts critical patient injured in crash

RACQ CareFlight Rescue’s Sunshine Coast crew responded to the accident, which occurred in the early hours of this morning, with a Critical Care Doctor and Intensive Care Flight Paramedic treating the young man for suspected multi-trauma injuries.

The patient was transported by road ambulance back to CareFlight’s Sunshine Coast hangar, before being airlifted to the Royal Brisbane Hospital in a critical condition.

One in ten of all RACQ CareFlight Rescue missions are to treat and airlift patients seriously injured in road accidents.