A MAN was taken to hospital after falling through an open hatch on a Cargo Ship yesterday afternoon.
A MAN was taken to hospital after falling through an open hatch on a Cargo Ship yesterday afternoon.

Man injured after falling through ship’s open hatch

A MAN was taken to hospital after falling through an open hatch on a Cargo Ship yesterday afternoon.

RACQ Capricorn Rescue attended the scene at Gladstone Anchorage at 6.15pm to attend to a man in his 40s suffering head and spinal injuries.

A rescue crewman, critical care paramedic and a doctor helped stabilise the man's injuries before he was taken to Rockhampton Hospital in a stable condition.



Air rifle found on Yeppoon woman’s lounge

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Police made the discovery close to Carly Michelle Chambers’ front door.

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He suffered facial injuries in the incident.

UPDATE: Vehicle ‘crashes into tree’ at Cawarral

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Emergency services crews are responding to a report that a man was in the...