Two Vehicle Crash North of Crows Nest Closes Highway
One person trapped
Courtesy RACQ LifeFlight Rescue
Emergency services crews attended a two-car crash on the New England Highway north of Crows Nest yesterday afternoon.
The crash, which happened around 1:45pm, closed the highway in both directions for two hours while emergency crews attended to patients.
One person was trapped in a vehicle which needed the roof to cut off to be able to gain access with four patients treated at the scene.
The Toowoomba-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter arrived at the crash site around 2:30pm
LifeFlight's Critical Care Doctor and the QAS Flight Paramedic assessed a woman with abdominal injuries.
The RACQ LifeFlight helicopter flew the woman, aged in her 50s, to Toowoomba Hospital, in a stable condition.
QAS, QFES and QPS were all in attendance.
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