Latest News

Local News

Woman flown to hospital in serious condition from GKI

ROC_Rescue_25112021.JPG

A woman has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition following an incident on Great Keppel Island.

The patient in her 70s suffered a suspected stroke, before having a minor fall in her kitchen.

A spokesperson for RACQ Capricorn Rescue says they were tasked to the scene at 4.47pm on Wednesday.

"Upon arrival on the island, the on-board medical team assessed and provided medical aid to a female patient aged in her seventies.

"She was treated for suspected stroke and minor fall injuries."

The woman was flown to Rockhampton Hospital in a serious but stable condition for further scans and treatment.

Image: Supplied/RACQ Capricorn Rescue