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Mackay Man Hit By Boat Propeller


(Image: RACQ CQ Rescue)

A man who was hit in the face by a boat propellor is recovering in Mackay Base Hospital after the accident on Saturday afternoon.

The man, aged in his 40s, apparently fell off the boat at Seaforth and was hit by the propeller.

Three ambulance crews and the RACQ CQ Rescue chopper were called in before the man was rushed to hospital.

Medical crew from the rescue chopper, which landed nearby at Seaforth Bowls Club, offered initial treatment before the man was taken to hospital by road.