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Man airlifted with severe burns after gas cylinder explosion

A 41-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital with burns to his face after a barbeque gas cylinder exploded.

The Pittsworth resident was taken to Toowoomba Hospital for treatment before the The Brisbane-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was called.

He was airlifted to the Royal Brisbane Women's Hospital in a stable condition for further treatment.

The Toowoomba-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter also airlifted a 21-year-old man after his motorcycle hit a car.

He was airlifted from Toowoomba Base Hospital to the Princess Alexandra Hospital with serious multi-trauma injuries.

He travelled in a critical condition.

Topics:  explosion news pittsworth toowoomba


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