Passenger treated on scene after sedan and truck collide

Man flown out after crash with truck carrying explosives

UPDATE: A 26-year-old man has been flown to Bundaberg Base Hospital in a stable condition after a truck carrying explosives and a sedan crashed at Biggenden.

RACQ CareFlight Rescue said the vehicles collided shortly before 9.30am near the intersection of the Isis Hwy and Bluebell Rd.

A rescue chopper spokewoman said Queensland Ambulance Service road crews, police and firefighters responded to the incident and worked to free two occupants trapped in the car.

The Bundaberg-based RACQ CareFlight helicopter landed at the scene where its intensive care flight paramedic treated the vehicle's front seat passenger for neck and spinal injuries.

The rescue chopper spokeswoman said the drivers of the car and truck both suffered head injuries and were taken to Bundaberg Base Hospital by road.

EARLIER: One person has been airlifted to Bundaberg Hospital following a serious traffic crash at the intersection of the Isis Hwy and Bluebell Rd at Biggenden.

A car and a semi-trailer collided about 9.15am.

There were two occupants in the car; one of whom will be airlifted to Bundaberg Hospital with serious injuries.

The semitrailer was carrying dangerous cargo and police have advised that the Isis Hwy is closed in both directions while the situation is bought to safety.

There is no further information available at this time.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or visit www.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours a day.
 



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