Woman is choppered into Hervey Bay Hospital after she nearly drowned in Lake McKenzie.
Woman is choppered into Hervey Bay Hospital after she nearly drowned in Lake McKenzie.

Near-drowning in Fraser Is lake

A WOMAN was flown to hospital after almost drowning in Lake McKenzie on Fraser Island yesterday.

The AGL Action Rescue Helicopter was called to the island from Bundaberg about 2.40pm.

When paramedics arrived a doctor at the scene was performing CPR on the female tourist, 20, who had been dragged ashore by members of the public.

She was flown to Hervey Bay Hospital where she remained in a serious condition last night.



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