Trail rider set to leave hospital today after crash into tree
SUNDAY 11AM: A ROCKHAMPTON Hospital spokesperson has confirmed the 43-year-old man injured in a Theodore motorbike crash is expected to be discharged from hospital today.
The man was airlifted to hospital by the RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service after crashing into a tree during the Theodore Trail Ride event on Saturday.
SATURDAY: A 43-YEAR-OLD motorcycle rider has crashed into a tree during a trail ride event at Theodore.
A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesperson said the man's bike hit the tree first, flinging him off and into the tree as well.
He said the man hit the tree at a speed of 30/40kmh.
The crash happened about 1.30pm during the Theodore Trail Ride motorcycle event.
The spokesperson said the man had shoulder injuries and a possible fractured pelvis.
The RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service will land at the Gyranda Airstrip to airlift the man to Rockhampton Hospital.