RACQ LifeFlight Rescue airlifts woman after near drowning

A woman has been airlifted to hospital, after she almost drowned, while snorkelling in waters, off an island, in the Bundaberg region, earlier today.

The Bundaberg RACQ LifeFlight Rescue chopper was sent to the island around 12:30pm.

The woman, aged in her sixties, was treated and stabilised by the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) Flight Paramedic, before being flown to Bundaberg Hospital for further observation.

She travelled in a stable condition.