Skydiver airlifted after crash

The RACQ LifeFlight Sunshine Coast Rescue helicopter crew airlifted a man to hospital on Sunday afternoon, 19 May. Picture: LIFEFLIGHT

A male in his 20s was airlifted by helicopter to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in a critical condition following a skydiving incident at Toogoolawah near the Brisbane valley Highway on Sunday, 19 May.

The incident occurred around 3:47pm and caused significant head injuries and a range of severe and complex injuries.

The RACQ LifeFlight Sunshine Coast Rescue helicopter and aeromedical crew was tasked to the incident at around 4pm and landed the chopper at an airbase close to the scene.

The man was treated by the Queensland Ambulance Service paramedics.