Motorcyclist airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue

A man in his 30s has been airlifted by the Toowoomba RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter following a crash this afternoon.

The man was riding in a dirt bike event, west of Chinchilla, when he came off his bike over a fallen tree.

He sustained a serious upper right arm injury.

The QAS stablised the patient and the rescue helicopter was called in just after 2pm.

The man’s friends helped carry his stretcher to the waiting helicopter.

He was flown to the Toowoomba Hospital in a stable condition.