Man requires rescue on Russell Island

The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has flown to Russell Island in Moreton Bay at 7:08AM this morning.

A male in his mid 70's sustained suspected fractures to both his legs after falling from an elevated work platform.

LifeFlight's Critical Care Doctor treated the patient at the scene before he was airlifted to Brisbane's Princess Alexandra hospital in a stable condition.