The badly damaged vehicle ended up on its roof (Photo: RACQ LifeFlight)

November 16, 2019

Three family members were injured when an SUV left the road and rolled down an embankment near Maclagan on Friday night.

Emergency services were called to the incident, near the intersection of Dalby-Cooyar and North Maclagan roads, at 5:36pm.

An RACQ LifeFlight spokesperson said a woman was reportedly driving around a bend, when she lost control of her vehicle which crashed into a culvert and flipped on to its roof.

The woman, aged in her 30s, and her two school-aged children were treated by paramedics at the scene.

The mother, who suffered minor injuries, and her daughter, with suspected abdominal injuries, were transported by the LifeFlight helicopter to Toowoomba Hospital.

They were airlifted in a stable condition.

Her son, with minor injuries, was transported by road ambulance in a stable condition to Toowoomba Hospital.

Emergency services at the crash site near Maclagan (Photo: RACQ LifeFlight)

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At 9:19pm on Friday, a single-vehicle rollover was reported on Diaper Road at Kingaham, north-west of Jimna.

QAS Critical Care Paramedics treated two patients at the scene.

One man, aged in his 20s, suffered chest and head injuries and was transported in a critical condition to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital via helicopter.

A second patient was treated at the scene for minor injuries and declined transport.

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Two men aged in their 20s were taken to Kingaroy Hospital on Friday night after a single-vehicle crash in Haly Street, Kingaroy.

Emergency services were called about 10:00pm after a Holden Commodore clipped a parked car and crashed into a tree near the Burnett Street intersection.

Firefighters used cutting equipment to free the driver and his passenger.

One man suffered head and leg injuries in the crash, while the other had leg injuries.

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The second accident scene near Maclagan (Photo: RACQ LifeFlight)

A teenager was airlifted to hospital on Saturday morning after a second collision in the Maclagan region within just 14 hours.

The Toowoomba-based LifeFlight Surat Gas Aeromedical Service helicopter airlifted the driver after his car collided with another early on Saturday morning.

The teenager was trapped inside his vehicle for a short time before emergency services arrived. 

Ambulance paramedics assisted him before the helicopter landed on the road at the crash site.

He was airlifted to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in a stable condition.


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