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Man seriously injured when trampled by cow

The RACQ CareFlight Rescue chopper on scene on Monday.
The RACQ CareFlight Rescue chopper on scene on Monday. Courtesy RACQ Careflight Rescue

RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to the aid of a male who has suffered serious injuries after being trampled by a cow.

The 69-year-old was working on a property at Captain Creek, east of Miriam Vale, on Monday when the cow pushed him against a fence, the man fell and the cow trod on him. 

The incident caused suspected chest and abdominal injuries.

The Bundaberg-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter landed at the property where the flight doctor and intensive care flight paramedic stabilised the injured man.

He was airlifted to Bundaberg Base Hospital in a stable condition.

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