A Scottish tourist is wheeled to the RACQ Careflight Rescue helicopter after suffering a fall on Fraser Island.
A Scottish tourist is wheeled to the RACQ Careflight Rescue helicopter after suffering a fall on Fraser Island. RACQ CareFlight Rescue

Birthday blues for Scottish tourist who fell off tour bus

IT WASN'T an ideal birthday for a Scottish tourist who was airlifted off Fraser Island on Saturday morning after he fell off a tour bus, suffering a fracture to his femur and a suspected fractured hip.

A press release from RACQ CareFlight contained details of the incident, but didn't mention the man's age.

A CareFlight spokesman said the man fell while disembarking from the bus and he was flown from Happy Valley to Hervey Bay Hospital in a stable condition.

A Scottish man was flown to Hervey Bay Hospital with a broken leg and suspected broken hip after falling from a tour bus on Fraser Island.
A Scottish man was flown to Hervey Bay Hospital with a broken leg and suspected broken hip after falling from a tour bus on Fraser Island. RACQ CareFlight Rescue