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LifeFlight Rescue airlifts man struck by cattle yard gate

Beef Central, 15/04/2021

The Bundaberg RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a man, after he was injured while herding cattle, in the Gladstone region, this morning.

It’s believed a beast struck a cattle yard gate, causing it to hit the man in the chest.

The rescue helicopter was called into action just after 8am and landed at the scene.

The Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) Flight Paramedic worked with QAS paramedics, to treat the man for injuries to his chest and lower leg, caused by the impact.

The patient, aged in his 60s, was loaded into the aircraft and flown to Bundaberg Hospital, in a stable condition.

Picture courtesy RACQ LifeFlight Rescue

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