KANGAROO COLLISSION: RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was called to Durong for a motorcycle accident.
KANGAROO COLLISSION: RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was called to Durong for a motorcycle accident. RACQ CareFlight Rescue

Motorcyclist airlifted after hitting kangaroo

A MOTORCYCLIST was airlifted from Durong this morning after an accident involving a kangaroo.

The 52-year-old man from Burnett Heads sustained a suspected lower leg injury on the Chinchilla-Wondai Road.

The patient was treated at the scene of the accident by a CareFlight doctor and a flight paramedic.

The man was then flown by the Toowoomba RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter to the Toowoomba Base Hospital in a stable condition.

One in ten of all RACQ CareFlight Rescue missions are to treat and airlift patients seriously injured in road accidents.

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