A 60-year-old woman has been taken to Royal Brisbane Hospital after falling 20m while climbing Mount Beerwah early this morning.

MOUNT Beerwah offers challenging routes for experienced climbers as well as less arduous tracks for others.
MOUNT Beerwah offers challenging routes for experienced climbers as well as less arduous tracks for others.

An RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter crew, Queensland Ambulance Service, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services and SES crews attended the scene just after 5am.

Friends, who had been walking with the woman, raised the alarm.

The woman was treated at the scene before being prepared for transport to hospital.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said the woman had suffered lower leg pain, abrasions and head injuries in the fall.


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