Dumping waves such as this one caused a Hervey Bay man trouble on New Year's Eve, after he was left with suspected spinal injuries after being dumped by a wave.
Dumping waves such as this one caused a Hervey Bay man trouble on New Year's Eve, after he was left with suspected spinal injuries after being dumped by a wave. Brett Wortman

Man airlifted after New Year's Eve dumping

THE RACQ CareFlight Sunshine Coast chopper was called to Rainbow Beach on New Year's Eve, at about 2.30pm, after a male suffered suspected spinal injuries after being dumped by a large wave.

Ambulance officers treated the Hervey Bay man for possible spinal injuries before transporting him to meet the chopper.

He was airlifted to Nambour General Hospital in a stable condition.


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