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Suspected spinal and limb injuries at Minyon Falls

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A 28 year old man was stretcher winched out of the Minyon Falls bush walking track this afternoon (Thursday December 13) around 1.15pm.

Emergency services and Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter attended after the 28 year old reportedly slipped onto rocks on the track at the at the bottom of the falls.

The man was treated by paramedics and the helicopters clinical team for suspected spinal and limb injuries at the scene before being winched out and flown to the Gold Coast University Hospital.

He is reported to be in a stable condition.


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