Queensland ambulance service and police were on scene after a boat carrying five people capsized on the Mary River.
Queensland ambulance service and police were on scene after a boat carrying five people capsized on the Mary River. Boni Holmes

Man, child hospitalized after M'boro boat capsize

UPDATE (3PM):

 A YOUNG girl and a man in his 50s have been taken to hospital after their boat capsized earlier today.

Queensland Ambulance service confirmed three children and two adults were assessed on scene after being pulled from the Mary River.

Paramedics took over from police just after midday and transported the patients to Maryborough Hospital.

Maryborough Police and paramedics attend an alleged boat capsize at Prickett Aquatic Area, near the Lamington Bridge.
Maryborough Police and paramedics attend an alleged boat capsize at Prickett Aquatic Area, near the Lamington Bridge. Boni Holmes

UPDATE (12.12PM): PARAMEDICS have been called to assist a man with asthma complications after a capsized boat was rescued from the Mary River.

Police were called to the river near Lamington Bridge after a 3m tinny capsized about 11.37am.

All aboard the boat were rescued and taken to the Prickett Aquatic Area.

Three police are on the scene.

More to come.

EARLIER: A RESCUE operation is underway after a boat capsized in the Mary River on Tuesday morning.

Police were called to an area near the Lamington Bridge about 11.37am.

The Chronicle understands multiple children were on board the boat.

More to come.



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