Woman towed by tube on dam suffers spinal injuries

The RACQ CareFlight Toowoomba rescue helicopter was tasked to Somerset Dam just before midday yesterday.
The RACQ CareFlight Toowoomba rescue helicopter was tasked to Somerset Dam just before midday yesterday. Contributed

A WOMAN was injured after she fell off a tube being towed by a boat at Somerset Dam yesterday.

The RACQ CareFlight Toowoomba rescue helicopter was tasked to the Dam just before midday yesterday.

A 38-year-old woman from Brisbane had been enjoying a day at Somerset Dam with friends when she suffered suspected spinal injuries after falling off a tube being towed behind a powerboat.

Once the rescue helicopter arrived on scene, the medical team assisted the QAS in treating the female for neck pain and was airlifted to Toowoomba Hospital in a stable condition.


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