Man airlifted after motocross mishap
The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has, this afternoon, airlifted a 24 year old Logan man after he crashed his motorbike at the Queensland Motocross Park at Coulson, near Beaudesert.
The man was attempting a jump at the track when he lost control and was thrown over the handlebars, sustaining abdominal injuries.
The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was sent to the scene just after 1.30pm, they treated the man on the scene and airlifted him to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in a stable condition.
It's the third motorbike accident the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter crews have attended to in the last 24 hours.
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.