WEEKEND CALL-OUTS: Emergency services were kept busy over the weekend around CQ.
WEEKEND CALL-OUTS: Emergency services were kept busy over the weekend around CQ. WDN

Bites, crashes, falls: CQ emergency services to the rescue

THERE was an assortment of reasons why people from around CQ had to dial 000 for assistance over the weekend.

Emergency services were called to a two vehicle accident on the Scenic Highway, Lammermoor around 5.50pm yesterday afternoon.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokesperson said two crews called to the scene and confirmed none of the four occupants of the vehicles were entrapped.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesperson said there we no significant injuries and all people involved declined transport to the hospital.

Earlier that afternoon, around 2:20pm, QAS were called to a quad bike accident which occurred at Pine Mountain Drive, Mulara.

The 57-year-old victim sustained a leg injury and was airlifted to Mackay Base Hospital in a stable condition.

The QAS then responded to emergencies involving animal bites.

A 72-year-old person was bitten on the foot by a snake on Trevally Street, Toolooa at around 3.25pm.

The victim was transported by paramedics to the Gladstone Hospital in an unknown condition.

An hour later in Zilzie, a person at Cocoanut Point Drive received a minor flesh wound from a dog bite.

They were subsequently transported to the Yeppoon Hospital for treatment.


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