Truck driver to be airlifted to Brisbane after Taroom crash
8.30am: THE driver of a truck that crashed into a tree on the Leichhardt Highway near Taroom this morning has been airlifted to Brisbane.
The Queensland Ambulance Service tweeted moments ago that the 47-year-old man has an abdominal injury and possible spinal injuries.
He was taken to Taroom Airport to be airlifted by the Royal Flying Doctors Services.
7.10am: EMERGENCY services are a the scene of a truck crash on the Leichhardt Highway.
The Queensland Ambulance tweeted moments ago that the truck had crashed into a tree.
Emergency services were called to the accident near Taroom at 5.40am.
The driver is still trapped in the truck, according to the QAS tweet.
Paramedics on scene.