BREAKING | Toddler Taken From Campervan By Dingoes
UPDATE | The toddler taken from a campervan by dingoes on Fraser Island, has been transferred from Hervey Bay Hospital to the Queensland Children's Hospital.
The infant was flown to Brisbane in the Sunshine Coast RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter.
The aeromedical team, including a LifeFlight Critical Care Doctor and Paramedic, landed the Queensland Children's Hospital just before 10:00AM and transferred the infant into the care of specialists.
EARLIER | A toddler has been taken from a campervan by Dingoes at a camp ground on Fraser Island.
It is reported that the boy sustained multiple puncture wounds to his head and neck after being dragged from a campervan by a number of dingoes at 12:31AM.
The little boy had been sleeping with his parents when they were woken by his cries, which were becoming more distant.
The father ran outside to find a dingo had dragged his child some distance from the van.
The father fought off the dingo and succeeded in getting the child away.
The Queensland Ambulance Service paramedic, based on the island, was the first to treat the child's injuries, until the arrival of the Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter.
The helicopter was sent to the island at 12:40am.
The boy was transported in a serious but stable condition by helicopter to Hervey Bay Hospital.
His mum travelled with him in the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter.