The RACQ Capricorn Rescue helicopter service airlifted a woman in her 50s to Rockhampton Hospital after she fell from a horse on a property 32 km north east of Biloela on August 29.
The RACQ Capricorn Rescue helicopter service airlifted a woman in her 50s to Rockhampton Hospital after she fell from a horse on a property 32 km north east of Biloela on August 29.

Chopper transports woman after horse fall

A WOMAN is recovering in Rockhampton Hospital after she fell from her horse on a property north of Biloela yesterday afternoon.

Media were alerted to the incident at 5.39pm yesterday by the RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service.

"This afternoon, RACQ Capricorn Rescue was tasked to a property about 32 kilometres north east of Biloela to attend a female patient in her 50s who had been thrown from her horse and suffered suspected internal and upper limb injuries," A helicopter spokeswoman said.

"The RACQ Capricorn Rescue helicopter met the QAS with the woman at the landing site where the on-board Doctor and Critical Care Paramedic further assessed and stabilised the woman for transport to Rockhampton Hospital.

"The woman was stable throughout the flight."

More to come.



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