Boy airlifted from Fraser Island

A BOY was airlifted off Fraser Island on Wednesday afternoon after falling from rocks and suffering lower leg injuries. 

A spokeswoman from the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue chopper said the boy had been attending his mother's wedding on the island when he was knocked over in the Champagne Pools area. 

The 8-year-old was taken to Hervey Bay Hospital for further treatment.

He travelled in a stable condition and was accompanied by his mother.



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