RACQ CQ Rescue has been tasked to attend a patient in Clare.
RACQ CQ Rescue has been tasked to attend a patient in Clare. BnA Photography Mackay

Rescue chopper responding to quad roll

UPDATE 3:30PM: A WOMAN seriously injured in a quad bike rollover has been taken from Ayr hospital by rescue crews for further medical treatment.

A RACQ CQRescue tweet confirmed the woman in her 60s was being transported to Townsville hospital. 

UPDATE 1.57PM: A WOMAN was injured when a quad bike rolled at the small township of Clare, 30km west of Ayr. 

Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said reports a woman had been injured were called in just before 1pm. 

It is understood the woman had sustained back and shoulder injuries and required transportation via rescue helicopter.

INITIAL: AN RACQ CQ Rescue helicopter crew has been dispatched to a quad-bike rollover north of Mackay.

More to come.



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