Boy airlifted to hospital after being run over by a van in Queensland

A YOUNG boy has been airlifted to hospital with significant head injuries after being run over by a van on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.

Police said the 13-year-old was attempting to cross Beckman’s Road at Noosaville when he was hit around 12.30pm.

The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was dispatched to the scene where its crew treated the boy.


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He was then airlifted to the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital in Brisbane with serious head injuries.

His injuries are no longer considered life-threatening but they are significant, police said.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident.