The RACQ Capricorn Rescue Helicopter Service in the air.
The RACQ Capricorn Rescue Helicopter Service in the air. Allan Reinikka

UPDATE: Man tragically killed in freak accident

UPDATE 4PM: A man in his mid-70s tragically died today at his Canoona property, 50km north of Rockhampton,  after he became trapped between his car and house about 9.50am.

The Queensland Police Service confirmed the man died after it was believed the car rolled while he was working on it, and trapped him between the vehicle and a door to the house.

Emergency services, including the RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue, were called to the home.

Authorities confirmed paramedics conducted CPR, and that he was in critical condition when they arrived.

 

UPDATE 1.20PM: AUTHORITIES have confirmed a man in his mid 70s was in a critical condition after he was trapped between a car and the door of a house earlier today. 

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson said paramedics conducted CPR on the man at the scene. 

 

UPDATE 10.40AM: Authorities have confirmed an elderly male is trapped between the car and his home. 

QAS are now on scene. 

 

9.30am: EMERGENCY service crews are responding to a person who is trapped between a car and a house in Canoona. 

The call came in at 9.50am. 

Queensland Ambulance and Queensland Police are on their way to the Atkinson Rd property. 

The rescue chopper has been tasked out to also assist. 



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