RACQ LifeFlight Rescue chopper airlifts young child with head injury

The Toowoomba-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a young child to hospital, after he suffered a head injury, at a property in the Maranoa region.

It’s believed the primary school-aged boy had been attending a working stock event, when a horse kicked a gate, which then knocked him to the ground.

The rescue chopper flew to the scene shortly before 9am today (Sat 1st Oct).

The pilot was able to land the aircraft near the incident, where the aeromedical team joined Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) personnel treating the injured child.

Once he was stabilised, the boy was airlifted to Toowoomba Hospital in a stable condition.