WATER WORRY: A woman has been taken to hospital after she was involved in a tubing accident at Somerset Dam this afternoon.
WATER WORRY: A woman has been taken to hospital after she was involved in a tubing accident at Somerset Dam this afternoon.

Woman hospitalised after day on dam goes wrong

A DAY in the water took a grim turn for a woman riding on a tube at a Somerset water hole.

The woman was taken to hospital with shoulder injuries following an accident at Somerset Dam this afternoon, involving a tube flotation device being towed on the back of a boat.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said paramedics were called to the dam just before 1pm.

The woman was taken to Kilcoy Hospital in a stable condition.


Landmark $440m settlement for 2011 flood victims

Premium Content Landmark $440m settlement for 2011 flood victims

Queensland flood victims seeking compensation have reached a major milestone

Repeat youth offenders targeted with ‘suite of initiatives'

Premium Content Repeat youth offenders targeted with ‘suite of initiatives'

Commissioner: ‘suite of initiatives’ used to target youth crime

Coast lifesavers: Top volunteers who spend most time on sand

Premium Content Coast lifesavers: Top volunteers who spend most time on sand

Meet the Sunshine Coast’s most dedicated volunteer surf lifesavers