CQ man fighting for life after fall from tree
UPDATE 5.05pm - A MAN who fell out of a tree today is fighting for his life in Bilolea Hospital.
A CQHHS spokeswoman said doctors were currently working on the man, who remained in a critical condition.
“The patient is in a critical condition and is awaiting transfer to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital,” the spokeswoman said.
When he fell three metres from a tree the man suffered significant head injuries, a Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said.
INITIAL: A MAN has been taken to hospital in a critical condition after falling from a tree at Biloela today.
A Queensland Ambulance spokesman said paramedics were called to Malakoff St at Biloela at 12.28pm after reports a man had fallen from a tree.
When paramedics arrived they found a man in his 50s suffering significant head injuries.
He was treated at the scene before being rushed to Biloela Hospital by road ambulance in a critical condition.
A Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman confirmed the man fell about three metres before hitting the ground.
It is uncertain if the man will be airlifted to Rockhampton Hospital for further treatment.