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Hook pierces man's eye in fishing accident on Fraser Island

A man was flown to Bundaberg Base Hospital after a fishing accident in which a hook pierced his eye.
A man was flown to Bundaberg Base Hospital after a fishing accident in which a hook pierced his eye.

A MAN was taken to hospital after a treble fish hook pierced his eye while he was on a fishing trip to Fraser Island on Friday.

The man, aged in his 50s. was unhooking his catch when the three-pronged hook hit him in the eye.

The RACQ CareFlight's Bundaberg-based helicopter was tasked to Fraser Island about 12.30pm, landing at the Happy Valley ambulance station.

CareFlight's flight intensive care paramedic treated the man's eye injury before he was flown to Bundaberg Base Hospital.

He was in a  stable condition.



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