Suspected spinal injuries after fall from horse, Middlemount

Around 7 pm on Sunday, April 8, the RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service attended a property in Middlemount where a 42-year-old woman that had fallen from a horse. The patient was initially treated on scene by Queensland Ambulance Service road crews for suspected pelvic and spinal injuries, before being taken to Middlemount Airport for transport to Rockhampton. 

The patient was further stabilised for flight by the Flight Crew Critical Care Paramedic, before being transported to Rockhampton Hospital in a stable condition for further scans and treatment.