A big kangaroo has kicked a girl to the bottom and time and again stomped on her in an unprovoked assault on a Gold Coast golfing route.
The 69-year-old lady was once enjoying golfing on the Arundel Hills Nation Membership when the animal struck from the facet with out caution simply after 9am on Friday, Queensland ambulance stated.
“She’s fallen to the bottom at that first kick, after which when she’s been at the flooring, she’s been stomped [on] various instances by way of the kangaroo,” ambulance carrier operations manager Joel McEwan stated.
“She was once strolling down the golf green, and the kangaroo’s come from the facet, and simply attacked with out caution.”
The kangaroo then stopped its assault and moved away, leaving the lady mendacity at the flooring with important cuts to her face, head, legs and arms.
The lady was once nonetheless mindful and moved right into a golfing buggy after the assault, with paramedics arriving now not lengthy after.
“The affected person was once fairly disenchanted on the scene … clearly it’s a surprise being attacked by way of fairly a big kangaroo,” McEwan stated.
The lady was once taken to Pindara non-public health facility in a solid situation, the place she was once being handled for her accidents.
McEwan stated probably the most severe lower is to her jaw and she or he would possibly require stitches.
The Queensland ambulance carrier has handled kangaroo assaults on people prior to now at the Gold Coast, however McEwan stated this was once the primary in about 12 to 18 months.
“They’re now not commonplace, particularly at the golfing classes the place they get fairly a large number of kangaroos,” he stated.