Man missing after boat sinks near Curtis Island

November 1, 2023 8:37 am in by

The search for a man is underway in The Narrows in the Fitzroy River at Keppel Bay after a marine incident.

Police say concerns were raised at 9.20pm last night for an overdue 5.3 meter tinnie with three men on board.

A rescue helicopter located two of the men on a beach at 3.10am at a Curtis Island Beach and they were taken to Rockhampton Hospital in stable conditions.

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It’s believed the boat sunk.

The search is continuing for the third man.