Luke

Luke’s Story

When seven-year-old Luke fell off his bike, he couldn't get up. He rolled around on the ground, saying his head was sore. There were no marks on Luke's helmet, and he didn't appear to be bruised or bleeding. But when he started vomiting, his...

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CareFlight and other emergency teams work to treat and free a man wedged between his car and a brick wall .

Man trapped between car and brick wall

20/3/2014 A man suffered multiple severe injuries when he was wedged between his car and a brick wall in the driveway of a house in Punchbowl, in Sydney’s south-west...

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CareFlight and other emergency services combine to treat the injured woman at the unit block.

Window fall leaves woman unconscious

18/3/2014 A woman was left unconscious when she fell head-first from an upstairs window at a unit block in Lethbridge Park in Sydney’s west...

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The CareFlight rapid response helicopter landed in an adjacent park. Photo courtesy Jayden Webster, Top Notch Video.

Young girl’s lucky escape from backyard pool

14/3/2014 A young girl had a fortunate escape from drowning in her family’s backyard swimming pool at Winston Hills in Sydney’s west late today...

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Emergency services combine to treat the man at the construction site at Wolli Creek.

CareFlight doctor praises co-worker for saving construction man’s life

11/3/2014 Quick action by another worker saved the life of a man who had his leg torn off at a construction site at Wolli Creek in Sydney’s south...

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CareFlight, ambulance and police combine to treat a toddler injured in a fall at Clontarf Beach beside Sydney Harbour.

Bystanders praised for treating unconscious toddler

11/3/2014 Emergency services praised the efforts of bystanders who rushed to the aid of an unconscious and unresponsive toddler who fell and hit his head at Clontarf Beach...

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The CareFlight Top End rescue helicopter.

Search for three on tinny after distress alert

11/2/2014 An air and water search is underway north-east of Darwin for three occupants of a tinny who activated a distress beacon...

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Trauma doctor treats critically injured tree fall man

3/2/2014 A tree lopper suffered critical head injuries when he plunged 15 metres to the ground at Terry Hills, in Sydney’s north,...

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Rhett

Rhett’s Story

Rhett was involved in a horrific freak accident on one of the most remote properties in Australia. It took a helicopter, an aeroplane, several hundred phone calls and many people, including doctors and nurses, to save his life after a tyre smashed into his head ends....

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