French pair hurt after tour bus hits washout on Fraser

A French couple had to be airlifted to Hervey Bay Hospital after being injured when the tour bus they were travelling in on Fraser Island hit a washout on the beach.
A French couple had to be airlifted to Hervey Bay Hospital after being injured when the tour bus they were travelling in on Fraser Island hit a washout on the beach. AGL Action Rescue Helicopter

A FRENCH couple were injured when their tour bus hit a washout on the beach at Indian Head on Fraser Island.

The two had not yet buckled their seatbelts when the bus hit a sandy washout, sending them out of their seats and into the air.

They landed heavily on the rear bench seat of the bus.

The man, 35, was treated for back injuries while his partner, 29, was treated by the AGL Action Rescue Helicopter paramedic for lower spinal and possible pelvic injuries.

The two were airlifted to Hervey Bay Hospital where they remain in a stable condition.

Topics:  chopper, fraser island, french, helicopter, rescue, washout



Local Real Estate

Featured Real Estate
FULLY SELF CONTAINED... $9500.00 From
Cabin $12.5K for 6 x 2.4 x 2.5m fully installed. D.I.Y $9.5k bare ...
D.I.Y. OR INSTALLED HOME... $9500.00 From
Mobile Home Fully self contained granny flat or mod homes.  D.I.Y $9.5k or $12.5K ...
PIALBA Cls to shops PIALBA Cls to shops, 2 bdrm units, $235p/w, A/C, washing machine & ...
376 KENT STREET... 376 KENT STREET MARYBOROUGH FREEHOLD SHOP FOR SALE Prime Central - Tri ...

Featured Jobs

Fraser Coast jobs listed daily

Featured Jobs
ST MARY’S COLLEGE Maryborough Full Time
Marketing Manager Hervey Bay Full Time
Financial Controller Urangan Full Time
Pharmacy Technician Maryborough Full Time


Local Partners

LATEST DEALS AND OFFERS

View today's ePaper!

Read the digital edition
Learn More

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Subscription Sale

Subscribe now for $1 for 14 days.
Learn More

Local Profile

Stay Connected

Get the news as it happens, in your inbox

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Special Offers

Latest deals and offers

Horoscopes

Leo

You feel luxurious and want to continue spending money like it's going out of style. The Sun and Jupiter are excellent omens for lucky...

read more

Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save