August 31, 2020

A 19-year-old man will face two charges following a single-vehicle crash at Alice Creek on Sunday afternoon.

Emergency services were called at 2:40pm after a vehicle left the road and hit a tree on Alice Creek Road.

A 19-year-old woman, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was transported to Kingaroy Hospital by ambulance in a stable condition with minor injuries.

A police spokesperson said the male driver has been charged with drink-driving and driving without an interlock device fitted.

He is due to appear in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on September 14.

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An elderly man has been airlifted to hospital after he crashed his motorbike on Saturday morning, north of Bullcamp.

It is believed the man was riding with friends when he clipped a guardrail.

The Sunshine Coast RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was called to the incident about 11:30am and landed nearby.

The aeromedical team worked alongside ambulance paramedics to stabilise the man, who had suffered lower limb injuries.

He was flown in a stable condition to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital.

It was the third motorbike crash the Sunshine Coast RACQ LifeFlight Rescue crew had attended in 24 hours.

On Friday, they were sent to Mary Valley to airlift a man who had crashed his dirt bike in a State Forest. He was flown to the Princess Alexandra Hospital with suspected spinal injuries.

Later that evening, the crew was sent to another motorbike crash, this time in the Fraser Coast region.

A man, aged in his twenties, suffered a leg injury and was flown to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital.


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