RESCUE: A farmer had to be airlifted to Roma Hospital after he was kicked by a cow near Taroom.
RESCUE: A farmer had to be airlifted to Roma Hospital after he was kicked by a cow near Taroom. Contributed

Farmer airlifted to Roma Hospital after kicked by a cow

THE Surat Gas Aero-Medical Service (SGAS) helicopter rescue service has airlifted a farmer in his 30s to hospital with a possible neck fracture after he was kicked by a cow.

The Roma based rescue crew was tasked to a property near Taroom, 168 kilometres north of Roma at 2pm on Thursday afternoon.

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A QAS road crew treated the patient on scene before he was airlifted to Roma Hospital, attended by a CareFlight Doctor and Intensive Care Flight Paramedic during the flight.

He traveled in a stable condition.


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