Seriously injured man airlifted after head on collision

The Sunshine Coast RACQ LifeFlight Rescue crew has airlifted a man to hospital, after he was seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident, yesterday evening (March 26).

The rescue chopper was called to the crash, in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, just after 8:15pm.

It’s believed the patient was injured, when the car he was driving collided with another vehicle.

Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) paramedics, Queensland Police Service (QPS) officers and Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES) personnel were on the scene, when the aeromedical team arrived.

QAS paramedics transported the driver to the rescue helicopter, which had landed at a nearby sports oval.

The man was flown to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, in a serious but stable condition, with lower body injuries.