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Special Report Filed by AAF Correspondent: John Grooms
from The Australian Broadcasting Corporation
|Croc attack leaves man with broken
September 22, 1999
|A far north
Queensland man has been airlifted to Townsville for neurosurgery after
a crocodile attacked him, leaving him with a broken skull.
The attack occurred at the Russell Heads boat ramp near Babinda late Monday night.
Innisfail police say the man was transported to a nearby doctor by a friend and was treated for cuts to his face and neck.
An ambulance spokeswoman says he was airlifted to Townsville General Hospital for surgery yesterday.