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Man fractures femur, waiting to be airlifted from Byfield

RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue airlifted a man to Rockhampton Hospital with head and knee injuries after he fell over in the shower.
RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue airlifted a man to Rockhampton Hospital with head and knee injuries after he fell over in the shower. Chris Ison

A MAN, believed to be in his mid 20s, is waiting to be airlifted from Byfield National Park tonight.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said the man came off a motorbike at low speed while travelling through the Red Rock Camping Ground just after 6pm

He said the man has a fractured femur and the RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue is on its way to pick the man up from the grounds.

The man is expected to be taken to Rockhampton Hospital.

Topics:  byfield national park, motorbike, racq capricorn helicopter rescue service, red rock camping ground




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