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Man airlifted after head on collision

A 22 year old man has been airlifted by the Sunshine Coast RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter after being involved in a two vehicle crash south west of Gympie. 

The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue crew - with LifeFlight Critical Care Doctor on-board - flew to the scene and helped the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) treat the man. 

The man sustained a suspected spinal injury and was flown to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition. 

2016-17 was a record year for LifeFlight for lifesaving missions with its aeromedical crews, community helicopters and Air Ambulance jets performing a record 5,252 missions throughout Queensland and around the world.