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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.



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