Two were flown from Fraser Island overnight by an RACQ Lifeflight helicopter.
Two were flown from Fraser Island overnight by an RACQ Lifeflight helicopter. Contributed

Man falls from balcony, airlifted to hospital

A MAN has fallen from a balcony at Fraser Island suffering serious injuries.

The man, in his 20s, was airlifted from Happy Valley to Hervey Bay Hospital in a stable condition about 10.30pm yesterday suffering suspected multi-trauma injuries.

It was the first of two missions for the Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter.

Crew then had to fly to Orchid Beach to airlift a two-year-old Rockhampton boy who was suffering breathing difficulties.

The young boy was accompanied by his father and taken to Bundaberg Hospital in a stable condition.


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