A 14-year-old Brisbane boy has been airlifted from Fraser Island's Kingfisher Bay Resort after being injured in a Segway accident.
A 14-year-old Brisbane boy has been airlifted from Fraser Island's Kingfisher Bay Resort after being injured in a Segway accident. RACQ CareFlight

Teen airlifted from Fraser Island after Segway accident

A 14-YEAR-OLD Brisbane boy has been airlifted from Fraser Island's Kingfisher Bay Resort after being injured in a Segway accident.

It is believed that the teen, who was holidaying with family, fractured his left ankle as a result of the accident.

The Bundaberg RACQ CareFlight Rescue was tasked to fly to the island at 8.30pm last night (Monday).

The CareFlight medical team assessed the boy on-site, before transferring him to Hervey Bay Hospital in a stable condition.

He was accompanied by his mother for the flight.

The mission marked the end of a particularly busy day for RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopters, with crews from the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, Mount Isa, Toowoomba, and Bundaberg flying a combined 8 missions.



DRIVE-THROUGH COFFEE: New stop in Bay for coffee lovers

premium_icon DRIVE-THROUGH COFFEE: New stop in Bay for coffee lovers

Its vibrant staff were all smiles as the cafe launched to the public

Mum becomes nurse after son loses battle with brain cancer

premium_icon Mum becomes nurse after son loses battle with brain cancer

Hervey Bay's Cooper Christensen passed away at age six.