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.