Teen injured in dirt bike crash

A TEENAGER is recovering in hospital after he was injured in a serious dirt bike crash during a race west of the Gold Coast.

The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to airlift the 18-year-old man from the Queensland Moto Park in Coulson, between Boonah and Beaudesert, following the accident on Sunday afternoon.

It is understood the teen came off his bike and was then hit by another rider.


The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter landed at the scene to treat the young man.

He was then flown to the Gold Coast University Hospital suffering suspected pelvic injuries.

The rider of the other bike was unharmed in the incident.