Two flown to hospital following marine stings on Great Keppel Island

March 20, 2023 9:13 am in by
Image supplied by RACQ.

Two people have been rescued from Great Keppel Island after suffering Irukandji stings.

The RACQ CapRescue helicopter was called to the island at around 6.30 on Saturday night, where a woman in her 30s and her 6-year-old daughter were suffering severe pain.

Onboard paramedics managed to stabilise both patients before flying them to Rockhampton Hospital.

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