Press Release -

Man with nails in his skull airlifted by RACQ LifeFlight Rescue

A man with two 30mm nails still embedded in his head, has been airlifted to hospital by the Sunshine Coast-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter.

The man, in his twenties had been doing construction work inside a property in the Wide Bay area and was on a ladder when he slipped, accidentally discharging the nail-gun which shot the two large nails into his skull.

The man was treated in Hervey Bay Hospital, before being taken by the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter to the Royal Brisbane and Womens Hospital.

He was alert and in a stable condition when he was airlifted at around 8pm this evening.