Paramedics treat man on Bribie Island, north of Brisbane
A young man is in a critical condition after a freak accident at a popular beach destination.
Queensland Paramedics and an RACQ Lifeflight rescue helicopter crew treated the man in his 20s after he fell in a hole and was buried in sand on Bribie Island, north of Brisbane, just before 2pm.
A Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman confirmed paramedics received the call for the job at 1.54pm.
The incident happened on the island’s north.
The pilot landed on the beach to deliver the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Critical Care Doctor and flight paramedic as close to the scene as possible.
The rescue crew then flew the man to Princess Alexandra Hospital in a critical condition for further treatment.
Queensland Police officers and firefighters were also called to the incident.
Bribie Island, part of Queensland’s Moreton Bay region, is a popular holiday destination.
More to come.
Originally published as Paramedics treat man on Bribie Island, north of Brisbane
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