Motorised scooter rider airlifted Royal Brisbane Hospital

24 January, 2012
Author: Charles Hodgson

The man suffered severe head injuries and a badly fractured leg when the motorised scooter he was riding and a van collided at the corner of Jarnahill Drive and Power Court in Mount Coolum.
The helicopter’s flight doctor and intensive care flight paramedic treated the man at the scene before he was transported by ambulance to the AGL Action Rescue Helicopter.
The man required further treatment at the hangar before he could be stabilised and loaded on to the helicopter.
He was airlifted to the Royal Brisbane Hospital in a critical but stable condition.