Australia Day BBQ horror leaves a woman with severe burns after fly spray falls onto the grill and explodes all over her face
- A woman has been burned after a freak BBQ accident on Australia Day
- The woman’s fly spray is believed to have fallen onto the grill and exploded
- She was airlifted to hospital in a stable condition with burns to her arms and face
A woman in her sixties has suffered severe burns after a freak barbeque accident on Australia Day.
The horrific incident unfolded in the Darling Downs region of Queensland on Sunday afternoon.
A can of insect spray is thought to have fallen into a lit barbecue, exploding into the woman’s face and body.
A woman in her sixties was airlifted to hospital around 4.30pm on Sunday after a can of fly spray fell onto the grill of a BBQ and exploded
The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter responded to a call around 4.30pm.
The Queensland Ambulance Service drove the woman to a park close by, where the helicopter was waiting.
She was airlifted to Toowoomba Hospital, in a stable condition.
The woman also suffered chemical burns as the spray from the can covered her face and her arms, she is in a stable condition