Man's leg slashed by propeller in boating mishap

A MAN involved in a boating accident off Fraser Island was flown to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital after his leg came into contact with a boat propeller.

The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a 31-year-old with a severe leg laceration.

The man was fishing with a group when the boat became lodged in a sandbar.

While attempting to move the boat his leg came into contact with the propeller.

The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter - with LifeFlight Critical Care doctor on board - treated the man at the scene before airlifting him to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.



Material testing at two Rocky intersections may cause delays

Premium Content Material testing at two Rocky intersections may cause delays

Lane closures, speed restrictions and traffic control will be in place.

How you can help keep Rocky clean this weekend

Premium Content How you can help keep Rocky clean this weekend

A number of sites in the Rockhampton region have been registered for Clean Up...

Fire crews carry out hazard reduction burn at The Caves

Premium Content Fire crews carry out hazard reduction burn at The Caves

Smoke may affect residents and motorists in the area.