A Scottish tourist is wheeled to the RACQ Careflight Rescue helicopter after suffering a fall on Fraser Island.
A Scottish tourist is wheeled to the RACQ Careflight Rescue helicopter after suffering a fall on Fraser Island. RACQ CareFlight Rescue

Birthday blues for Scottish tourist who fell off tour bus

IT WASN'T an ideal birthday for a Scottish tourist who was airlifted off Fraser Island on Saturday morning after he fell off a tour bus, suffering a fracture to his femur and a suspected fractured hip.

A press release from RACQ CareFlight contained details of the incident, but didn't mention the man's age.

A CareFlight spokesman said the man fell while disembarking from the bus and he was flown from Happy Valley to Hervey Bay Hospital in a stable condition.

A Scottish man was flown to Hervey Bay Hospital with a broken leg and suspected broken hip after falling from a tour bus on Fraser Island.
A Scottish man was flown to Hervey Bay Hospital with a broken leg and suspected broken hip after falling from a tour bus on Fraser Island. RACQ CareFlight Rescue

 



Floodwatch Sunday: levels ease as rain sticks around

Floodwatch Sunday: levels ease as rain sticks around

Flood waters getting away, but rain still about upstream

Horse power enhanced for Kilkivan's great ride and festival

Horse power enhanced for Kilkivan's great ride and festival

Grant boosts Kilkvian Great Horse Ride festival offerings

Neerdie motorcycle crash

Neerdie motorcycle crash

Motorcyclist taken to hospital after fall

Local Partners