RACQ LifeFlight Rescue airlifts man and child after buggy rollover

The Toowoomba-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter, airlifted a man and a young teenager to hospital, after they were both injured in a dune buggy accident this afternoon. (Sun 24th)

The pair was reportedly riding in the vehicle, which rolled over several times on a property in the Western Downs region.

The chopper was tasked around 2.30pm, landing at a nearby airport.

The aeromedical crew were met by Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) officers, who had treated the patients at the scene, before transporting them to the chopper by road.

The Toowoomba-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter, airlifted a man and a young teenager to hospital, after they were both injured in a dune buggy accident this afternoon. (Sun 24th)

The pair was reportedly riding in the vehicle, which rolled over several times on a property in the Western Downs region.

The chopper was tasked around 2.30pm, landing at a nearby airport.

The aeromedical crew were met by Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) officers, who had treated the patients at the scene, before transporting them to the chopper by road.

A man aged in his forties and a high school-aged child were airlifted to Toowoomba Hospital with serious injuries, under the care of the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Critical Care Doctor and QAS Flight Paramedic.