Two rescue choppers called to multi-casualty crash

Both the Sunshine Coast and Toowoomba RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopters were sent to the Somerset town, after reports a ute rolled over while negotiating a creek on a nearby property, at around 5pm.

It’s believed there were at least four people in the vehicle, at the time of the crash.

Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) officers were first on the scene, treating patients, before transporting four people by road, to the waiting helicopters.

The Sunshine Coast rescue chopper airlifted two male patients, one with suspected pelvic and leg injuries, the other with upper body injuries, to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital.

Both were in a stable condition.

The Toowoomba RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter flew two female patients to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.

All four were under the care of RACQ LifeFlight critical care doctors and flight paramedics during their flights.