A rescue helicopter has been tasked to the scene.
A rescue helicopter has been tasked to the scene.

UPDATE: Man thrown over handlebars in Fraser Island crash

UPDATE: A motorcycle rider aged in his 50s has been airlifted off Fraser Island after a crash on Saturday morning.

It is believed the rider was attempting to travel from a beach to a resort when he lost control and was thrown over the handlebars.

The patient was treated for shoulder and run injuries before being flown to Bundaberg Base Hospital in a stable condition.

EARLIER: A patient has suffered chest and upper limb injuries after a motorcycle crash on Fraser Island.

The crash happened about 10.32am on Saturday near Happy Valley.

Paramedics are at the scene and a rescue helicopter has been tasked.

The patient is in a stable condition.



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