Man airlifted after being crushed by heavy vehicle

The Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a man to hospital, after a broken down Recreational Vehicle he was attempting to remove from the road, rolled onto him.

He suffered chest and abdominal injuries in the incident, which happened late this afternoon. (Sun 11th Aug)

The rescue helicopter landed at the scene, south of Biggenden.

RACQ LifeFlight's QAS Flight Paramedic assisted local Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) officers, in treating the male, who is aged in his fifties.

He was airlifted to the Bundaberg Hospital, in a stable condition.