CRASH: A patient was transported to hospital after a midnight crash near an ongoing bushfire in the Lockyer Valley.
CRASH: A patient was transported to hospital after a midnight crash near an ongoing bushfire in the Lockyer Valley. Bev Lacey

Patient hospitalised after midnight crash near bushfire

A PATIENT was transported to hospital after a midnight crash near an ongoing bushfire in the Lockyer Valley.

Paramedics responded to reports of a vehicle into tree on Cole Gully Road in Lefthand Branch at 12.13am.

Crews treated one patient with shoulder injuries and transported them stable to Gatton Hospital.

Another patient declined transport.

A large bushfire is continuing to burn near Cole Gully Road, with fire crews and water-bombing aircraft working to control the blaze.



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