DROWNING: Man in critical condition after Myall Creek incident.
DROWNING: Man in critical condition after Myall Creek incident. David Nielsen

Man taken to Brisbane after near-drowning in Myall Creek

UPDATE: A MAN pulled from Myall Creek this morning has been taken to a Brisbane Hospital in a stable condition. 

The incident happened at 9.30am, when reports surfaced of a man drowning in Myall Creek. 

A spokeswoman from Dalby Police said witnesses reported the man clutching at his mid-section before climbing over the guard-rails on Charles Drew Bridge and jumping into the creek. 

After being taken to Dalby Hospital in a critical condition, the man was flown to Brisbane this afternoon.

INITIAL REPORT: A MAN has been taken to Dalby Hospital after reports of drowning this morning.

Queensland Police and Queensland Ambulance were called to Myall Creek, believed to be near the Charles Drew Bridge, after reports of a man stumbling and drowning were made.

A Queensland Police spokeswoman said Police were called at 9.28am, after witnesses claimed they saw a man clutching his mid-section, and falling into the creek.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesman said crews were called out after reports of a man drowning in the creek.

He was taken to Dalby Hospital in a critical condition.


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