RACQ LifeFlight Rescue assists injured mountain bike rider

A man has been taken to hospital, after he was reportedly injured in a mountain bike riding accident this afternoon.

The Bundaberg RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was called to the scene, west of Childers, just before 3:30pm.

A Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) Flight Paramedic was initially winched down, to treat the man for suspected upper body injuries.

After a medical assessment, it was decided the patient, aged in his 30s, would be transferred to Bundaberg Hospital by a QAS road crew.

**Media note – RACQ LifeFlight Rescue has no more information regarding this incident.**