Man winched off mountain face after fall
A MAN slipped down a mountain face while hiking on the Coast yesterday afternoon.
A Queensland Government rescue helicopter was called to winch the man in his 30s off Mt Beerwah at Glasshouse Mountains after Queensland Fire and Emergency Services rescue team deemed a vertical rescue inappropriate just before 4pm.
"He had suffered injuries to his hands and back, and had neck pain so he wasn't mobile," a Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman said.
The man was taken to the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital in a stable condition.