Tourist airlifted to hospital after near-drowning at Moreton Island

A Chinese tourist has been airlifted to hospital after nearly drowning at Moreton Island.

The Brisbane-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to the popular holiday island just after 4.45pm on Sunday afternoon.

It’s understood a man, aged in his early 20s, was unconscious for a short period of time after he was pulled from the water.


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He was treated at the scene by paramedics before being airlifted to a Brisbane hospital in a stable condition.

 

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