Dirt bike rider injured after hitting washout on K’gari

October 4, 2022 5:00 am in by
Image: Motortrike crash on Kgari; courtesy of RACQ LifeFlight Rescue

A dirt bike rider has been airlifted to hospital following a crash on K’gari.

It’s believed the man in his 60s has been riding his three-wheeled motor-trike on 75 Mile Beach, north of Eli Creek yesterday morning, when it hit a washout.

The crashed caused him to topple over the handlebars before the vehicle landed on top of him.

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The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue chopper was called to the eastern side of the island, just before midday.

Paramedics treated the patient for lower-leg injuries, before transferring him to the waiting helicopter.

He was then flown to Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.