Clack Island: Man in his 20s is attacked by a shark on the Great Barrier Reef and is airlifted to hospital
- Man bitten by shark
- He suffered injuries to his arm
A man in his 20s has been mauled by a shark in Far North Queensland.
Queensland Ambulance Service responded to a call for help just after 12.30pm on Thursday after a young man was bitten by a shark at Clack Island, in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, north of Cooktown.
It is understood he sustained injuries to his shoulder and bicep area and is in a stable condition.
A rescue helicopter was sent to the scene from Cairns and he has been take to hospital.
More to come.
A man in his 20s has been bitten by a shark at Clack Island, in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, north of Cooktown
It is understood the man suffered injuries to his shoulder and bicep in the attack
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