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Collision with truck critically injures woman

The Sunshine Coast RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a woman after she was critically injured when the vehicle she was driving collided head-on with a truck this afternoon.

The accident occurred on the Bruce Highway at Gootchie, which is about 45 kilometers north of Gympie.

The LifeFlight medical team treated the woman at the scene for life threatening injuries and transported her to the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital in a critical condition.

The driver of the car was deceased at the scene. The truck driver is believed to be uninjured.

Police are investigating.