RACQ LifeFlight Rescue airlifts man after head on collision

The Brisbane-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted an injured man to hospital, after a two-vehicle crash, on a highway west of Gympie, earlier today.

The rescue chopper was sent to the scene shortly before 12pm, where the pilot was able to land on the road.

Local Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) paramedics, Queensland Police Service (QPS) officers and Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES) personnel were all in attendance.

The aeromedical crew worked alongside QAS paramedics to stabilise the man, who had suffered multiple injuries.

The patient, aged in his thirties, was in a serious condition, when he was flown to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.

The Queensland Government aircraft (QGAir) was also tasked to airlift another motorist, injured in the same incident.