CareFlight helicopter called to Yelvertoft Station twice in less than 24 hours

The first call for help came in at 4.30pm on Easter Saturday after a teenage boy suffered a bad fall whilst bull riding.

The bull rider sustained a suspected head injury and concussion.

RACQ CareFlight Rescue’s Mount Isa based helicopter airlifted the patient to Mount Isa Base Hospital in a stable condition.

CareFlight’s Mount Isa crew was deployed to Yelvertoft Station for a second time in less than 24 hours at 7am today.

A woman suffered suspected fractured ribs after falling from a horse.

She was also airlifted to Mount Isa Base Hospital in a stable condition.