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Man crushed by car while changing tyre

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A man has been airlifted to hospital after getting crushed by his car at Clairview, south of Mackay.

Emergency crews were called to the scene around 1.30pm on Thursday, to reports a male in his 60s was changing a tyre on a vehicle, when it slipped off the jack and hit him.

He managed to free himself and drive to a nearby camp reserve for help.

RACQ Capricorn Rescue raced to the scene and treated the patient for suspected rib injuries.

Paramedics stabilised him before flying him to Rockhampton hospital further scans and treatment.

Image: Supplied by RACQ Capricorn Rescue