Man has possible bleeding to the brain after one punch

A 28-year-old man is in a serious condition after he was punched in the face at an Airlie Beach hotel overnight.

He has been airlifted to Townsville Hospital.

Queensland police report the man was punched in the face once, and was unconscious even before he hit the ground.

Initial reports were that he may have possible bleeding to the brain.

 

A man has possible bleeding to the brain after a one punch attack.
A man has possible bleeding to the brain after a one punch attack.
A man has possible bleeding to the brain after a one punch attack.
A man has possible bleeding to the brain after a one punch attack.
A man has possible bleeding to the brain after a one punch attack.
A man has possible bleeding to the brain after a one punch attack.
A man has possible bleeding to the brain after a one punch attack.
A man has possible bleeding to the brain after a one punch attack.

The incident happened about 12.30am.

It's understood the man was involved in an altercation with another man at the bar on Shute Harbour Rd and was punched in the face and fell to the floor.

The 28-year-old was knocked unconscious and was taken to Proserpine Hospital with serious head injuries.

Police are seeking assistance to help identify a man who is described as Caucasian in appearance , around 170cms tall with a proportionate build, short dark hair with long sideburns and a beard and was last seen wearing a grey shirt with writing on it and dark jeans.

Investigations are continuing.


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