Teen Fighting For Life After Horror Ropes Course Accident On School Camp

A Year 9 student suffered critical injuries after getting entangled in a ropes course during a school camp.

What you need to know
  • 14-year-old boy from Brisbane's Marist College Ashgrove was airlifted to hospital and remains in a critical condition
  • He suffered neck and head injuries
  • Adventure Alternatives says its staff are devastated and working with investigators

A Brisbane teenager is fighting for life after a horrific ropes course accident during a school camp.

Year 9 student Connor Petterson from Marist College Ashgrove was airlifted from an activity centre on the Sunshine Coast to the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital on Wednesday.

The Queensland Ambulance Service said he suffered critical head and neck injuries after becoming entangled in ropes.

In a statement, Marist College said the 14-year-old is receiving the "best of care" and that his classmates have been offered counselling.

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The company responsible for the camp, Adventure Alternatives, says its staff are devastated and will fully cooperate with a Workplace Health and Safety investigation.

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