19 January, 2024
Chrissie Eve accident
A motorcyclist was flown to hospital after colliding with a power pole in the Somerset region on Christmas eve.
The male teenager lost control of the motorbike he was riding and smashed into a power pole on the side of the road.
The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter crew flew to the scene shortly before 11am, where the pilot was able to land in a paddock close to where the incident occurred.
The aeromedical team treated the teen alongside local Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) paramedics for multiple injuries.
The patient was flown to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.