A male in his early teens sustained lower leg injuries in a farm vehicle roll over.
A male in his early teens sustained lower leg injuries in a farm vehicle roll over. Contributed

Capricorn helicopter rescue service for serious injury

THE RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service was tasked to Arcturus private property near Springsure just after 8.30am this morning.

A male in his early teens sustained lower leg injuries in a farm vehicle roll over.

The teen was allegedly a passenger of an ATV when it rolled just before 8am and subsequently causing a severe fracture to the patient's leg.

The Queensland Ambulance Service was first on the scene however a call was made to get the helicopter rescue service for a suspected spinal injury precaution.

The patient was treated at the scene by the on board Critical Care Paramedic for injuries and was transported to the Rockhampton Hospital in a stable condition.


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