A toddler was rushed to hospital after being crushed by a car at Rainbow Beach yesterday afternoon.
A toddler was rushed to hospital after being crushed by a car at Rainbow Beach yesterday afternoon.

Hospital provides update on toddler hit by a car at Rainbow

THE Queensland Children’s Hospital has provided an update on the condition of the little girl who was reportedly crushed by a car at Rainbow Beach yesterday afternoon.

READ MORE: Toddler in ‘serious’ condition after horror incident at beach

In what will come as a relief for the toddler’s family and the wider community, a spokesperson for the hospital said the little girl was in a stable condition as of this morning.

She had been airlifted to Queensland Children’s Hospital in a serious condition yesterday afternoon after the incident on the sand at a recreational facility on Carlo Road.

A toddler was rushed to hospital after being crushed by a car at Rainbow Beach yesterday afternoon.
A toddler was rushed to hospital after being crushed by a car at Rainbow Beach yesterday afternoon.

The Sunshine Coast RACQ Lifeflight rescue helicopter was called to the scene at 1:20pm.

Paramedics treated the young patient at the scene before the aeromedical team arrived and she was flown to hospital under the care of a critical care doctor, a QAS flight paramedic, and an adult known to her.

Gympie Times


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