Elderly Gympie man airlifted after fall from horse
AN ELDERLY man has been airlifted from a paddock at Hivesville, west of Gympie, after falling from his horse.
RACQ CareFlight Rescue was dispatched to his rural property after taking a call for help just after 9am.
The alarm was raised when he failed to return to his homestead and was found lying on the ground in a nearby paddock.
The man had injuries along his left side.
He was flown to Nambour Base Hospital in a stable condition.