The hospital said she needed to go straight to Dubbo. They were concerned her airways might close completely. They were also having difficulty getting a cannula into her for treatment. So they called the Flying Doctor.
"As we were being driven out to the scene, it was pitch black, and what started out as a few dim headlights in the distance turned into a wrecked 4WD on the side of the road and a very badly injured young man lying beside it."
Leaving in the afternoon, they arrived about 5pm just as darkness was falling. Dalsy said her husband had to support her for the entire journey as waves broke over the bow of the boat. She said she was covered by a tarp in order to keep her dry throughout the hour-long journey.”