RACQ LifeFlight Rescue airlifts teenager after surfing incident 

A teenage boy is recovering in hospital after he suffered a suspected spinal injury following a surfing accident at Fraser Island, earlier today. 

The Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was sent to the island around 11:30 this morning. 

Upon arrival, the aeromedical team worked alongside paramedics from the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) to stabilise the man, before airlifting him to Hervey Bay Hospital. 

He was transported in a stable condition.