Elderly man injured after falling from ladder
The Sunshine Coast RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a 75 year old man after he fell from a ladder at a property near Curra, north of Gympie, this morning.
It's believed the man was working on the roof of a friend's house when the accident occurred.
The 75 year old suffered head injuries and was treated on the scene by Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) paramedics before being flown to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital.
He was transported in a stable condition.
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