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Woman airlifted after head-on crash

ROC_Rescue_09062021.JPGA woman has been rescued from a car following after a head-on collision south of Gladstone.

Emergency crews were called to the two-car crash on Palm Grove Road near Captain Creek at 8:35am yesterday.

A spokesperson for RACQ CapRescue says the Rescue300 crew were called to the scene just before 9am.

"The 70 year old driver of the SUV remained in the vehicle until the arrival of the onboard Critical Care Paramedic and Doctor," the spokersperson says.

"They were then treated and extracted from the car, stabilised for the flight and loaded into the aircraft.

"The patient was airlifted to Bundaberg Hospital where they will undergo scans and treatment for a suspected lower limb fracture, pelvic and spinal injuries."

Thee driver of the second vehicle, a woman in her 30s, injured her chest in the incident.

She was driven to Gladstone Hospital in a stable condition for precaution.

Image: RACQ Capricorn Rescue