A young girl has been airlifted to hospital by RACQ CareFlight Rescue yesterday afternoon after a near drowning at Seventeen Seventy, north of Agnes Water. Photo: Courtesy RACQ CareFlight Rescue
A young girl has been airlifted to hospital by RACQ CareFlight Rescue yesterday afternoon after a near drowning at Seventeen Seventy, north of Agnes Water. Photo: Courtesy RACQ CareFlight Rescue

6-year-old airlifted after near drowning at Agnes Water

UPDATE 9.21 am

A 6-year-old Bundaberg girl was airlifted to hospital in a critical condition by RACQ CareFlight Rescue Saturday afternoon after a near drowning at 1770.

The girl was treated at the scene before the Bundaberg RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked at about 3.30pm to fly the girl to hospital.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said the girl's family rushed her to the fire station where they met paramedics.

A trauma team was on standby to meet the girl on arrival at the Bundaberg Hospital.

The girl's current condition remains satisfactory.

EARLIER 9 am

A YOUNG girl was airlifted to hospital by RACQ CareFlight Rescue yesterday afternoon after a near drowning at Seventeen Seventy, Agnes Water.

The Bundaberg RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked at about 3.30pm.

The child was flown to Bundaberg Base Hospital.

Details to come.



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