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RACQ LifeFlight Rescue airlifts woman after crash closes highway

The Toowoomba-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a woman from a serious crash, which closed the New England Highway for at least two hours.  

The rescue chopper was called to the scene, north of Toowoomba, just after 2:30pm, this afternoon (Sunday 4 August). 

The aeromedical crew said debris from the crash was scattered across the road. 

It's believed two vehicles and a trailer were involved in the crash.

Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) paramedics, Queensland Police Service (QPS) officers and Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES) personnel were also called to the scene. 

LifeFlight's Critical Care Doctor and the QAS Flight Paramedic assessed a woman with abdominal injuries. 

The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter flew the woman, aged in her 50s, to Toowoomba Hospital, in a stable condition.