Boat propeller slices man’s leg on Fraser Island

A man whose leg was lacerated by a boat propeller has been airlifted from Orchid Beach off Fraser Island.

The 31 year old was attempting to move his vessel off a sandbar on Thursday when his leg was struck by the propeller.

The man was treated at the scene and stabilised before he was transported by the RACQ LifeFlight helicopter to Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.