RACQ CareFlight Sunshine Coast airlifts elderly man from Hivesville, near Gympie, to Nambour Hospital following his falling from a horse
RACQ CareFlight Sunshine Coast airlifts elderly man from Hivesville, near Gympie, to Nambour Hospital following his falling from a horse

Elderly Gympie man airlifted after fall from horse

AN ELDERLY man has been airlifted from a paddock at Hivesville, west of Gympie, after falling from his horse.

RACQ CareFlight Rescue was dispatched to his rural property after taking a call for help just after 9am.

The alarm was raised when he failed to return to his homestead and was found lying on the ground in a nearby paddock.

The man had injuries along his left side.

He was flown to Nambour Base Hospital in a stable condition.


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