Emergency services at the crash site at Silverleaf on Monday (Photo: RACQ LifeFlight)

September 21, 2020

A teenage girl was reportedly trapped in her vehicle for more than 30 minutes after it rolled on Silverleaf Road, west of Murgon, on Monday afternoon.

A LifeFlight spokesperson said a passing motorist came across the crash and called for help.

Emergency crews were despatched to the incident at 2:39pm.

After being freed from the wreckage, the injured girl was treated by QAS paramedics before being transferred to the Toowoomba-based Surat Gas Aeromedical Service (SGAS) LifeFlight helicopter.

She was then flown to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in a serious but stable condition with suspected head and shoulder injuries.

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The Toowoomba-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter airlifted a boy to hospital after he was stood on by a horse on Sunday.

The rescue chopper landed in a paddock near where the accident occurred, west of Gympie.

Queensland Ambulance Service was first on scene and initially treated the boy.

A RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Critical Care Doctor and QAS Flight Paramedic stabilised the young patient who had suffered a broken leg.

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

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