A 41-year-old dirt bike rider was rescued by RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue today after a dirt bike accident at Mulumbin.
A 41-year-old dirt bike rider was rescued by RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue today after a dirt bike accident at Mulumbin.

Dirt bike rider rescued after being stranded on salt flats

UPDATE 2PM: A SPOKESPERSON for RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service confirmed the rescue chopper transported a dirt bike rider after a motorcycle accident on the salt flats at Mulambin. 

The dirt bike rider was travelling at approximately 80km/h when the rear wheel slid then gripped and threw the rider off.

A 41-year-old dirt bike rider was rescued by RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue today after a dirt bike accident at Mulumbin.
A 41-year-old dirt bike rider was rescued by RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue today after a dirt bike accident at Mulumbin.

The man was initially treated on scene by a QAS Paramedics for a severe fractured left leg.

The spokesperson confirmed that due to the location of the accident and with the ground surface being quite soft a vehicle was unable to be deployed directly to the scene.

 

UPDATE 10.50AM: THE RACQ Rescue Helipcopter is on scene at Mulambin Beach. 

Authorities confirmed the rescue chopper had to be called to transport the 41-year-old male due to the location of the incident. 

The man has fractured his leg and will be transported to the Rockhampton Hospital. 

 

UPDATE 9.40AM: IT appears crews are having difficulty accessing the man due to his location. 

 

9.30am: EMERGENCY crews are on their way to a motorcycle accident at Mulambin. 

Accordng to reports a 41-year-old man has been injured and is located on the salt flats of Mulambin Beach. 

Paramedics and police are on their way. 



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