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A toddler has been airlifted to hospital after a vicious dog bit him on the face. 

The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter responded to reports of ‘significant facial injuries’ at a Gympie region property about 2pm on Sunday.

It is understood the child was at a party on the property and approached the dog.

A young child was airlifted to the Queensland Children's Hospital after he was bitten on the face by a dog at a property in the Gympie region (stock image)

A young child was airlifted to the Queensland Children's Hospital after he was bitten on the face by a dog at a property in the Gympie region (stock image)

A young child was airlifted to the Queensland Children’s Hospital after he was bitten on the face by a dog at a property in the Gympie region (stock image)

The dog bit the child on the face and he was airlifted to Gympie Hospital before being taken to the Queensland Children's Hospital for further treatment

The dog bit the child on the face and he was airlifted to Gympie Hospital before being taken to the Queensland Children's Hospital for further treatment

The dog bit the child on the face and he was airlifted to Gympie Hospital before being taken to the Queensland Children’s Hospital for further treatment

The dog had reportedly been tied up for the duration of the party.

The canine bit the boy on the face and he was airlifted to Gympie Hospital for initial treatment.

He was then airlifted to the Queensland Children’s Hospital for further treatment and tests.

Information on the child’s condition is unknown as well as the breed of the dog. 

Source: DailyMail

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