Paramedics rushed to the aid of an infant who was kicked in the head by a horse on Wednesday afternoon. FILE PHOTO.
Paramedics rushed to the aid of an infant who was kicked in the head by a horse on Wednesday afternoon. FILE PHOTO.

UPDATE: Infant ‘kicked in head by horse’

UPDATE: An infant has been taken to Rockhampton Hospital after reportedly being kicked in the head by a horse on Wednesday afternoon.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman said paramedics responded at 3.50pm to the incident at Stanwell Waroula Rd, Dalma.

She said the patient had suffered a head injury but was “alert and orientated” and was taken to hospital in a stable condition.

While unconfirmed, the infant was initially reported to be a 16-month-old.

The child was transported towards Rockhampton in a vehicle before it is understood an ambulance reached that vehicle near the pub at Kabra about 4.07pm.

INITIAL: Paramedics have rushed to the aid of a young child who was reportedly kicked in the head by a horse on Rockhampton’s outskirts on Wednesday afternoon.

The incident happened about 3.55pm and the injured child, initially reported as a 16-month-old, was subsequently being transported in a vehicle from the Stanwell area towards Rockhampton.

It is understood an ambulance reached the vehicle carrying the patient near the pub at Kabra about 4.07pm.

More to come.



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