Young boy treated on GKI for suspected marine sting
A YOUNG boy was treated on Great Keppel Island this afternoon who was suspected to have been stung by a marine animal.
RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service was called to a four-year-old boy around 2.10pm who experienced symptoms of a sting while he was swimming.
The young boy was stabilised on scene by flight crew staff.
He was flown to Rockhampton hospital in a stable condition for further treatment.