The attends to an injured man north of Marlborough following a horse fall accident.
The attends to an injured man north of Marlborough following a horse fall accident. RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue

Stockman seriously hurt in property accident

A 71-year-old man has suffered serious injuries after falling from his horse on a remote cattle property north of Rockhampton.

The accident was reported about 1.30pm yesterday with the RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service flying to the location with a doctor and critical care paramedic.

 

The RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service attends to an injured man north of Marlborough following a horse fall accident.
The RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service attends to an injured man north of Marlborough following a horse fall accident. RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue

Due to the remote location north of Marlborough, the onboard flight medical team was first on scene.

The patient was immediately treated for suspected spinal and head injuries before being stabilised for air transport to Rockhampton.

He was flown to Rockhampton Hospital in a serious but stable condition, where he received further scans and treatment.

 

The RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service attends to an injured man north of Marlborough following a horse fall accident.
The RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service attends to an injured man north of Marlborough following a horse fall accident. RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue