Maroochydore man suffers spinal injuries after pool dive

Thursday 26 December 2013
 A man in his 20s has suffered suspected spinal injuries after diving into a backyard pool at Maroochydore this evening.

The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was called to airlift the man to hospital for further treatment.

The 28 year old was transported from the residence by QAS Ambulance to the RACQ CareFlight Rescue base at Maroochydore Airport before being flown to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane for scans.

The patient travelled in a serious but stable condition.