Injured man airlifted after vehicle crashes into tree

A man has been airlifted by Toowoomba’s RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter, after the vehicle he was travelling in hit a tree, in the South Burnett.

It’s believed the crash happened on a dirt road, south-west of Kingaroy. 

The rescue chopper was called into action just before 4.30pm. 

Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) paramedics initially treated the patient, before the aeromedical crew arrived. 

He was then flown to the Princess Alexandra Hospital, under the care of the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Critical Care Doctor and the QAS Critical Care Flight Paramedic. 

The man, aged in his 50s, was in a stable condition, with head and limb injuries.