LIFESAVER: Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked around 1am today to fly a 5 year old boy from Lismore to Queensland Children's Hospital suffering a medical condition for further treatment. Photo shows the helicopter approaching Brisbane.
LIFESAVER: Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked around 1am today to fly a 5 year old boy from Lismore to Queensland Children's Hospital suffering a medical condition for further treatment. Photo shows the helicopter approaching Brisbane. Supplied

Boy, 5, airlifted to hospital in early morning transfer

IN THE early hours of Friday, the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter transferred a five-year-old boy from Lismore Base Hospital to a Queensland hospital.

A spokesman from the rescue helicopter said the organisation was tasked around 1am today.

"The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked this morning to fly a five-year-old boy from Lismore to Queensland Children's Hospital, suffering a medical condition, for further treatment,” he said.