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Three rescued in separate incidents in CQ


Three people have been airlifted to hospital following separate incidents in Central Queensland.

An couple in their 70s became trapped in their vehicle after it rolled into a culvert on Baralaba Rannes Road near Baralaba yesterday afternoon.

Emergency services were able to remove a woman from the vehicle, who was flown to Rockhampton Hospital in a stable condition by RACQ Capricorn Rescue.

The man was cut from the wreckage a short time later, taken to Baralaba airfield and and flown to Rockhampton in a stable condition by the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

The RACQ Capricorn Rescue helicopter had only just returned to base when it was called an incident where a woman had fallen from a horse at Raglan.

The 20-year-old was picked up and flown to Rockhampton Base Hospital in a stable condition also.


Image: Supplied by RACQ Capricorn Rescue