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Man's leg slashed by propeller in boating mishap

A MAN involved in a boating accident off Fraser Island was flown to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital after his leg came into contact with a boat propeller.

The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a 31-year-old with a severe leg laceration.

The man was fishing with a group when the boat became lodged in a sandbar.

While attempting to move the boat his leg came into contact with the propeller.

The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter - with LifeFlight Critical Care doctor on board - treated the man at the scene before airlifting him to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

Topics:  boat accident fraser island lifeflight



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