Head on crash leaves woman critically injured

The Toowoomba-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a woman to hospital, after she was injured in a head on crash in the Scenic Rim region.

The rescue chopper was called to the scene shortly after 11 o'clock this morning.

It's believed the hatchback the woman was driving hit a guard rail, before it collided with another vehicle.

LifeFlight's Critical Care Doctor and Flight Paramedic worked alongside paramedics from the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) to treat the woman, aged in her sixties.

The woman suffered critical internal injuries and was flown to Princess Alexandra Hospital in a critical condition.

It's believed another person was also injured in the crash.

2018 was a record year for LifeFlight for lifesaving missions with its aeromedical crews, community helicopters and Air Ambulance jets performing a record 5,724 missions throughout Queensland and around the world.

LifeFlight is a community-based charity funded and supported by the LifeFlight Foundation

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