Elderly motorbike rider airlifted after collision with semi-trailer

The Toowoomba RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has flown a man to hospital, after he was injured in a crash, earlier today. 

The rescue chopper was called to the Goondiwindi region, just before 10:30am.

It’s believed the man, aged in his 70s, had been riding a motorbike, when it collided with a semi-trailer, near the Queensland/New South Wales border.

He was initially treated by Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) paramedics and transported, via ambulance, to a nearby hosptial, to meet the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue aeromedical crew. The patient was stabilised and flown to Toowoomba Hospital, for further treatment.