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Woman seriously injured in crash near Gympie


The Sunshine Coast RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has flown a woman to hospital, after she was seriously injured in a crash at Neusa Vale, east of Gympie, early this morning.

The rescue chopper was called to the scene at around 6am.

It's believed the woman had been driving along Neusa Vale Road, when she lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a tree .

The patient, aged in her 60s, was the sole occupant of the car.

Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) paramedics, Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES) personnel and Queensland Police Service (QPS) officers were in attendance, when the aeromedical team arrived.

The pilot was able to land the chopper in a paddock, close to the scene.

The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Critical Care Doctor and QAS Flight Paramedic worked alongside local emergency services, to treat the patient for serious head and upper body injuries.

(Photo: Courtesy RACQ LifeFlight Rescue.)

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