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Young boy airlifted to hospital after bull-riding accident


A primary school-aged boy is being treated for a broken leg in a Queensland hospital, after he was thrown from the animal’s back while bull-riding.

The LifeFlight rescue helicopter was called to the South Burnett region about 7pm on Saturday by the Queensland Ambulance Service, which was first on the scene.

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The boy had been riding the animal when it bucked him off, then stood on his leg, breaking his femur.

A young boy was airlifted to Toowoomba Hospital with a broken leg after being stomped by a bull. Credit: AAP

The rescue helicopter airlifted the boy and his mother to Toowoomba Hospital.

A spokeswoman for Queensland Health said the boy remains in a stable condition in hospital.

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Source: 7News