Press Release -

Man found on roadside airlifted to Mount Isa Hospital

The Mount Isa-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a man to hospital, after he was found on a roadside, near the Northern Territory border. 

The chopper was tasked at 4:30pm this afternoon (Sat 10th Aug), following reports of an unconscious male, located on a remote stretch of road.

The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter landed on the highway, where Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) officers were treating a man, aged in his fifties.

Queensland and Northern Territory Police searched the area and the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter conducted an aerial search, but no other people were located. 

The RACQ LifeFlight QAS Flight Paramedic assessed the patient, who was airlifted to Mt Isa Hospital, in a stable condition.