Injured motorcyclist airlifted to Roma

The man, aged in his 50s, came off his motorbike after losing control on Bollon-Dirranbandi Road in Dirranbandi, west of Goondiwindi.

The Surat Basin Gas Industry Aeromedical Service helicopter was tasked just after 4pm, landing at a nearby airfield in Dirranbandi.

He was then transferred by road ambulance to Roma Hospital.

The Surat Basin Gas Industry Aeromedical Service has been operating for three years, providing specialist air-medical care to the community in Queensland’s far South West.

More than 150 seriously ill or injured patients have been treated and airlifted during this time.