VITAL SERVICE: The Royal Flying Doctor Service will airlift a man to hospital after a crash in CQ.
VITAL SERVICE: The Royal Flying Doctor Service will airlift a man to hospital after a crash in CQ. Contributed

Teen critical, flown to Brisbane after CQ roll-over

UPDATE 2.15PM: ROYAL Flying Doctors Service have airlifted a teenager to a Brisbane Hospital after a serious crash in western Queensland.

A spokesperson from RFDS confirmed a crew had departed the Garfield area, 25km west of Jericho around 2pm and was en route to Brisbane.

The man is being taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital.

BREAKING: A TEENAGER is being airlifted to hospital in a serious condition after a car roll-over in Central Queensland this morning.

Queensland Ambulance Service were called to the single-vehicle crash on the Capricorn Hwy, around 25km west of Jericho around 9.40am where man was seriously injured.

The man in his late teens was reportedly trapped in the car after it rolled in the Garfield area. He is now free.

He has a serious head injury and is being prepared to at a nearby airstrip to be airlifted.

A QAS spokesman said the Royal Flying Doctors Service will fly him to hospital soon.

It is unknown which hospital the man will be taken to.

More to come.


Drought affected CQ towns to receive up to 10mm on weekend

Drought affected CQ towns to receive up to 10mm on weekend

SCATTERED storms expected in western towns over weekend

Severe thunderstorms to bring flash flooding

Severe thunderstorms to bring flash flooding

THE Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe thunderstorm warning.

Red light rule we all thought we knew

Red light rule we all thought we knew

There are some cases where you could be risking a fine.

Local Partners