Woman critical after shark attack off Whitsundays
A HOLIDAY to the Whitsunday Islands turned into horror for a Tasmanian woman when she was attacked by a shark, leaving her in a critical condition overnight.
The woman, aged 46, is being transported in a serious but stable condition after being bitten while swimming in near Sawmill Bay on Wednesday afternoon.
QAS Critical Care Flight Paramedic onboard Rescue Heli 412 currently responding to a reported Shark Attack approx 50kms off the Whitsunday Coast.Patient now reported to be on a boat.— Queensland Ambulance (@QldAmbulance) September 19, 2018
The RACQ CQ Rescue has confirmed the patient is a woman, not a man as initially reported.
"The woman has suffered significant leg and torso injuries in the shark attack incident," the spokeswoman said.
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