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Man trapped under tractor after rollover near Gympie


An elderly man has become trapped under his tractor, after the machinery rolled near Gympie.

The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue crew was called to a private property around 2:40pm on Wednesday.

Queensland Ambulance Service and Queensland Fire and Emergency Service personnel freed the man from under the tractor and began initial treatment.

The patient was then transported to the helicopter, when it landed in a nearby field.

The man, aged in his 70s, was then flown to Sunshine Coast University Hospital, under the care of an RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Critical Care Doctor and a QAS Flight Paramedic.

He was transported in a stable condition, with suspected pelvic injuries.


Image: Courtesy RACQ LifeFlight Rescue

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