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Three Hurt In Caravan Crash

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September 30, 2019

Three people were taken to Kingaroy Hospital after a crash involving two vehicles and a caravan on the Cooyar Range on Saturday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to the incident on the New England Highway, about five kilometres north of Cooyar, about 1:45pm.

Upon arrival, they found several people trapped inside the damaged vehicles – a Mitsubishi Triton and a Mazda CX-5.

QFES crews worked for about 15 minutes to free a 64-year-old man with a chest injury from one of the vehicles.

He was treated by paramedics at the scene before being transferred to Kingaroy Hospital by ambulance in a stable condition.

Two people was also assisted from the second vehicle: a 64-year-old man and a 57-year-old female passenger.

They were also taken to Kingaroy Hospital in a stable condition.

The New England Highway was blocked for more than hour while emergency crews were on the scene with traffic being diverted via Hunters and Palms roads.


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