RACQ LifeFlight Rescue airlifts injured motocross rider

The Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has flown a man to hospital, after he was injured in a motocross crash this afternoon (Sun 11 July).

It’s believed the man was riding his bike at a motocross park, in the South Burnett region, when he lost control and crashed.

The rescue chopper was sent to the scene shortly after 1pm, where the pilot was able to land the aircraft nearby.

The aeromedical crew worked alongside local Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) paramedics to treat the man, aged in fifties, for a leg injury.

He was flown in a stable condition to Hervey Bay Hospital.