The wrecked 4WD Toyota HiLux on the side of the Bunya Highway on Tuesday morning

December 19, 2017

Two men were lucky to escape with their lives after a horrific crash involving a truck on the Bunya Highway on Tuesday morning.

The pair were taken by ambulance to Kingaroy Hospital. A QAS spokesman said both had non-life threatening injuries.

The incident occurred just after 9:30am on a stretch of the highway between Kingaroy and Kumbia.

Police said a work ute belonging to a plumbing company hit the back of a stockfeed truck which had slowed to turn right into a farm.

The stockfeed truck was not badly damaged but the roof of the Toyota HiLux was ripped off and the front of the vehicle destroyed.

The passenger in the Toyota managed to free himself and helped the driver out before emergency services arrived.

Police, multiple ambulances and the QFES attended the scene.

The cabin of the vehicle ... police on the scene said it was amazing anyone survived the impact
The work ute awaits towing ... all the damage seen was caused by the crash, not by rescue operations

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No one was seriously injured when a car mounted the footpath in Haly Street, Kingaroy, about noon on Tuesday.

The vehicle narrowly avoided crashing into the front of a clothing store, Missulli Boutique.

The driver was assessed at the scene by QAS paramedics and taken to Kingaroy Hospital with minor injuries.

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