Motorcyclist crashes off bridge

13th August 2017 11:09 AM
RACQ LifeFlight Rescue crew were called to transport a woman north of Gympie to Bundaberg Hospital with a suspected stroke. AN RACQ LifeFlight Rescue crew are on their way west to save a man who crashed his bike off a bridge. RACQ Aircrewman Brent Malden

UPDATE: The Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter crew were sent to attend a serious motorbike crash in Mundubbera after a 55-year-old man clipped a pole while riding over a bridge.

The man was thrown into a dry creek bed and suffered suspected chest and spinal injuries.

He was airlifted to Bundaberg Hospital in a serious condition. 


EARLIER: THE Bundaberg based RACQ LifeFlight helicopter has been sent on an emergency mission to rescue a motorcyclist who crashed off a bridge.

Initial reports suggest the male rider crashed on the bridge near Mundubbera and was thrown 3m to the river below.

Passers-by who saw the accident rescued the man by dragging him from the water.

Ambulance crews on the scene called in the chopper after the man reported severe back and chest pain.