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Rescue Chopper Airlifts Tree Fall Victim

A man injured by a falling tree, has been airlifted to Rockhampton Hospital overnight.   

The RACQ Capricorn Rescue crew left to collect the man at 7:00PM on Monday.   

They travelled to a location South West of Rockhampton after a man was hit by a falling tree.  The incident happened as he was using a chainsaw to trim trees on a rural property.  

He suffered suspected spinal injuries .

The patient was treated and stabilised by the onboard flight medical team before being airlifted to Rockhampton Hospital in a serious but stable condition for further treatment.