Boy trapped un­der tree

Sunshine Coast Daily - - NEWS -

An 11-YEAR-old boy who be­came trapped un­der a large tree in the South Bur­nett yes­ter­day morn­ing was air­lifted to hos­pi­tal by the Sunshine Coast-based RACQ LifeF­light res­cue he­li­copter.

It’s un­der­stood the tree was dam­aged in Thurs­day night’s wild storm, which tore through the re­gion.

Queens­land Am­bu­lance Ser­vice of­fi­cers and by­standers as­sisted the child, who suf­fered mul­ti­ple in­juries, be­fore the res­cue he­li­copter ar­rived at the scene.

The boy was sta­bilised and flown to Lady Ci­lento Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tal in a crit­i­cal con­di­tion, with his mother by his side.

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