The RACQ LifeFlight rescue helicopter airlifted  a man from Fraser Island with severe back pain.
The RACQ LifeFlight rescue helicopter airlifted a man from Fraser Island with severe back pain.

Man airlifted from Fraser Island with severe back pain

A MAN's back pain was so severe he required an RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter to airlift him from Fraser Island.

The man, aged in his 30s, suffered such severe pain he was unable to walk.

The rescue helicopter was tasked to the Eurong Beach scene about 5.35pm on Saturday.

He was initially treated at the scene by Queensland Ambulance Service personnel, before he was transported to Hervey Bay Hospital in a stable condition.



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