Toddler critical after falling from quad bike on Queensland farm

A toddler is in a critical condition after falling from a quad bike on a farm north of Mackay.

The two-year-old boy was reportedly sitting on the front of the quad bike with his four-year-old brother as their father rode around the property at Koumala around 10am on Thursday.

An RACQ Rescue spokesperson said the bike was travelling at slow speed when the toddler fell off.


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It’s understood the two-year-old fell off as his father turned a corner.

The toddler suffered a possible skull fracture, along with abrasions to his face and abdomen.

Toddler Rescue

PHOTO: RACQ CQ Rescue

He was treated by paramedics at the scene before being airlifted the RACQ Rescue helicopter to Mackay Base Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

He was then airlifted to Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital overnight in a critical condition.