RACQ CQ Rescue landed on the Hail Creek Mine helipad to fly a patient with a cardiac condition. Photo: RACQ CQ Rescue
RACQ CQ Rescue landed on the Hail Creek Mine helipad to fly a patient with a cardiac condition. Photo: RACQ CQ Rescue

Bowen Basin mine worker hospitalised

A HAIL Creek mine worker has been flown to hospital after suffering heart problems.

A RACQ CQ Rescue spokeswoman said medical crews were sent to help the 49-year-old man at the mine site, 120 km southwest of Mackay.

"He was having cardiac issues," she said.

 

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It was not clear if the man was a worker or contractor on the site, she said.

He was taken to Mackay Base Hospital in a stable condition.

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