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Elderly man fractures hip after horse fall at Alton Downs

UPDATE 2PM: The man, in his 70s, who fell from his horse this morning was transported to Rockhampton Hospital with a possible hip fracture. 

He was transported in a stable condition. 

 

UPDATE 8.35AM: Authorities have confirmed a male has been transported to Rockhampton Hospital. 

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson couldn't confirm the extent of the injuries or the age of the man. 

 

UPDATE 7.50AM: LOCAL paramedics are finding it hard to locate the Tyrell Rd property at Alton Downs where a horse has fallen on its rider. 

 

QUEENSLAND Ambulance crews are making their way to an Alton Downs property after a horse fell on top of its rider. 

The property is located on Tyrell Rd and occurred at 7.30am. 

It's believed the rider is suffering from lower back pain. 



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