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Four Hurt In Crash

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Emergency vehicles surround the crashed hatchback sedan on the D'Aguilar Highway near the Blackbutt-Benarkin Cemetery (Photo: Contributed)

December 29, 2017

Four people were injured when a car slammed into a tree on the D’Aguilar Highway near Benarkin on Friday morning.

One person was trapped in the wreck for a short time.

Three people were taken by ambulance to Kingaroy Hospital with minor injuries.

The fourth, an elderly man, was airlifted in a stable condition to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.

The highway was closed to allow the RACQ CareFlight helicopter to land.

The single vehicle crash occurred about 9:30am near the Blackbutt Benarkin Cemetery.

Police, ambulance and firefighters attended the scene.

[UPDATED]

QFES rescue crews assist at the crash scene (Photo: RACQ LifeFlight)


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