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Man recovers after serious highway crash

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A driver of a flatbed truck is recovering in hospital following a serious single vehicle accident on the Capricorn Highway, south of Bluff. 
 
It's believed the truck veered off the road and collided with several trees just before 12:00 yesterday afternoon, causing significant injuries to the driver.
 
Emergency crews worked to extricate the driver and sole occupant of the truck prior to being treated by the responding medical teams including Queensland Ambulance Service Paramedics, the onboard Critical Care Paramedic and Doctor.
 

The driver suffered head, spinal, abdominal and sever lower limb injuries and was flown to Rockhampton Base. 

 

[Image: RACQ Capricorn Rescue]