Motorcyclist airlifted with suspected spinal injuries

The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a motorbike rider to hospital, after he was involved in a crash north of Biggenden. 

The chopper was called to the scene just after 11am. 

Once on scene, the rescue chopper's Critical Care Doctor and Flight Paramedic treated the man, aged in his 20s, for suspected spinal injury.

The man, who is from Bundaberg, was airlifted to the Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital in a stable condition.

2018 was a record year for LifeFlight for lifesaving missions with its aeromedical crews, community helicopters and Air Ambulance jets performing a record 5,724 missions throughout Queensland and around the world.

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