UPDATE: Toddler kicked by horse awake, responsive
UPDATE 3.20PM JUNE 6: A TODDLER kicked in the head by a horse at a Lagoon Pocket farm yesterday will hopefully be released tomorrow.
According to a relieved family member of the youth who wished to remain anonymous, the boy regained consciousness about 9.15pm last night.
He was responsive to nurses, doctors and family, and it is believed he will make a full recovery.
The boy was hurt at the families farm on Lobwein Rd about 4.30pm yesterday.
He was taken to Gympie Hospital in a serious condition and then transported to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital.
EARLIER: A TODDLER kicked in the head by a horse on a farm near Gympie on Tuesday afternoon is now in a serious condition.
The little boy, aged about two years old, was transported from the Lobwein Road, Lagoon Pocket farm about 4.30pm in a stable condition but QAS said tonight his condition deteriorated to serious enroute to Gympie Hospital.
UPDATE: A YOUNG boy has been transported to Gympie Hospital after receiving head injuries in a farm incident near Gympie this afternoon.
The young boys is believed to have been kicked in the head shortly before 4pm by a horse on the property. A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said the boy was in a stable condition.
EMERGENCY crews have rushed to a property south of Gympie where it is believed a child has been kicked in the head by a horse. Paramedics are on the scene assessing the child. Little else is known about the incident as emergency crews are still on the way to the property which is believed to be at Lagoon Pocket.