Man injured after horse fall

The Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a man in his fifties after he fell from a horse in the North Burnett Region. 

The man received lower back injuries and was assessed and treated at the scene by the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS). 

RACQ LifeFlight Rescue landed shortly after and then transported the man to the Bundaberg Hospital. 

He was airlifted 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 5,342 missions throughout Queensland and around the world.

LifeFlight is a community-based charity funded and supported by the LifeFlight Foundation

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www.lifeflightfoundation.org.au