Driver airlifted after semi-trailer rollover

The Toowoomba-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to a truck rollover in the Southern Downs region late Saturday afternoon.

The rescue chopper landed in a paddock close to the scene.

RACQ LifeFlight Rescue aeromedical crew treated the driver of the semi-trailer for multiple injuries including a suspected spinal injury. He had been trapped in the cabin of his vehicle for a short period of time.

The patient, aged in his fifties, was stabilised and airlifted to Toowoomba Hospital in a stable condition.