Woman airlifted after trampled by horse

The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter crew airlifted a woman to hospital this afternoon, after she was trampled by a horse. 

The aeromedical crew were tasked to the Sunshine Coast region at around 1pm.

The pilot and Aircrew Officer (ACO) landed the helicopter on a grassy area close to the incident.

The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Critical Care Doctor and Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) Flight Paramedic worked with local QAS paramedics to treat the patient on scene. 

The woman, aged in her 40s, sustained chest injuries and was flown to Sunshine Coast University Hospital for further treatment.