Man walks into Qld hospital with horrific facial injuries after savage attack

A YOUNG man has been airlifted to hospital with horrific facial injuries after he was repeatedly kicked in the head during a savage fight in Longreach.

Police said the 24-year-old man walked into Longreach Hospital with extensive facial injuries just before 5 o’clock this morning. Police said he’d been kicked in the head “several times”.

Doctors worked to stabilise the man at the hospital before he was airlifted to Rockhampton Base Hospital for specialist treatment.


As investigations continue, police are wanting to speak with anyone who was in the Cassowary Street area between 3.30-4am who may have witnessed the savage attack.

Anyone with information is being urged to contact Longreach CIB on 4652 5205 or Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.