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Boy airlifted after being struck by a truck

A 14 year old boy has been airlifted by the Sunshine Coast-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter after he was hit by a truck in Noosaville earlier today.

The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue crew - with LifeFlight Critical Care Doctor on-board - flew to the scene around 12:30pm and treated the boy for head injuries.

He was then airlifted to the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital in a stable condition. 

2016-17 was a record year for LifeFlight for lifesaving missions with its aeromedical crews, community helicopters and Air Ambulance jets performing a record 5,252 missions throughout Queensland and around the world.

LifeFlight is a community-based charity that relies on donations from the public and community support to the LifeFlight Foundation.

To support the LifeFlight Foundation visit:
https://www.lifeflightfoundation.org.au