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Four patients injured in motor vehicle accident

RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a male patient in his 70s following an accident involving two vehicles at an intersection in the South Burnett region.

The patient was the driver of one of the vehicles and was one of four people involved in the collision.

The patient's vehicle contained two other passengers, while the second vehicle had a sole occupant, the driver.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) arrived on site to cut free two passengers from the first vehicle who had been trapped as a result of the impact.

Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) treated all four patients and transported three via road to Murgon Hospital. These three patients suffered minor injuries.

Sunshine Coast based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue crew was tasked to the mission at 3:11pm and landed on the scene to airlift the most seriously injured patient.

He suffered multiple injuries, including head and chest injuries, but was transported in a stable condition to Nambour Hospital.