Seriously injured motocross rider airlifted after crashing into tree

Toowoomba’s RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a man, after he was seriously injured in a motocross accident, on Friday evening (June 19th).

The rescue chopper was called to a riding track, in the South Burnett, just before 6pm.

It’s believed the motorbike rider, aged in his 20s, had been attempting a jump, when he lost control and hit a tree.

Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) paramedics and Queensland Fire and Emergency (QFES) officers were on the scene, when the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue aeromedical team arrived.

The patient was treated for several upper body injuries, before being flown to Toowoomba’s Clive Berghofer LifeFlight Centre, in a serious but stable condition.

A QAS road crew transported the patient from the aeromedical hangar, to Toowoomba Hospital.