AIRLIFTED: Emergency management QLD rescue 500 helicopter airlifted a man in his 60s to the PA hospital following a crash on Boonah-Beaudesert Rd, Wyaralong, on Monday morning.
AIRLIFTED: Emergency management QLD rescue 500 helicopter airlifted a man in his 60s to the PA hospital following a crash on Boonah-Beaudesert Rd, Wyaralong, on Monday morning. Contributed

Man in fight for life after collision

LATEST: A man is fighting for his life after sustaining serious head injuries when his car and a truck collided at Wyaralong, near Boonah on Monday.

Police said the crash occurred on Boonah-Beaudesert Rd about 8am.

Five fire and rescue and three ambulance crews were called to the scene.

A QAS spokesperson said the man in his 60s was the sole occupant of the vehicle and was in a serious condition.

"One person was encapsulated inside and fire crews extracted the man about 9am," they said.

The man was airlifted to the Princess Alexandra Hospital. The driver of the truck was not injured.

Boonah-Beaudesert Rd was closed in both directions for more than eight hours.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the crash.

 

3PM: Emergency services were called to a car and truck collision at Beaudesert-Boonah Road, Bromelton around 8am.

Five fire crews and three ambulance crews responded to the incident.

A man in his sixties, who was encapsulated in his vehicle, was extricated by firefighters around 9am.

He sustained significant head injuries and was transported by the Emergency Management Queensland (EMQ) rescue helicopter to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in a serious condition.

The truck driver is reported to be uninjured.

The road is currently closed with no diversions around the scene.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

 

9AM: Beaudesert-Boonah Rd is closed after a serious traffic crash at Wyaralong, about 45km south of Ipswich.

Police say initial information suggests a collision between a truck and car about 9am.

Police have requested motorists avoid the location, about half way between Beaudesert and Boonah.

There is no further information at this time.



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