Man Knocked Unconscious in Horse Fall at St Lawrence

RACQ CQ Rescue has landed in a grassy paddock near the Bruce Highway to airlift a man knocked unconscious when he fell from a horse this morning.

The 20-year-old man was mustering cattle on a property near St Lawrence, about 160 km south of Mackay, when he fell from the horse and on to his right side. An RACQ CQ Rescue spokesperson said the man was believed to have lost consciousness for about 30 seconds.

Two Fishermen Are Rescued From a Submerged Tree After Boat Sinks in Dam

RACQ CQ Rescue has found two fishermen clinging to a submerged tree near their sunken boat at Peter Faust Dam late yesterday.

The rescue helicopter was tasked about 5 pm by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) that a distress beacon had been activated at the dam, also known as Lake Proserpine, 26km west of Proserpine.