Condition critical after crash

A WOMAN who suffered severe head and chest injuries in a crash at Tenthill is still in a critical condition in the Intensive Care Unit at the Princess Alexandria Hospital.

The woman, 23, was one of five people in the sedan when it crashed into the pole on the Tenthill Creek Road at Tenthill at 8.50pm on Thursday.

The male driver of the car, 24, received a broken leg with spinal and abdominal injuries and was taken to the Princess Alexandria Hospital was in a stable condition.

The two were initially trapped in the vehicle and were freed by firefighters before they were airlifted.

Three other passengers, two women and one man believed to be in his early twenties, were taken to Toowoomba Base Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Gatton Police Sergeant Tony Harm said the crash occurred near a sharp bend on a 100km/h section of road.

“It's certainly a dog leg in the road and can be fairly dangerous if you're not watching where you're going,” he said.

“It's well signed.”

Thursday's crash caused local power outages which lasted about five hours.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.


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