A rescue helicopter is now at the scene.
A rescue helicopter is now at the scene. john mccutcheon

Woman killed in garage: Horrifying details emerge

UPDATE 11.40am: Police officers are working to piece together how a horrifying accident killed a woman at a Sunshine Coast property. 

Emergency crews rushed to the home on Curramore Rd at Witta this morning, and found the woman trapped under a small domestic van at the front of the property. 

She was freed soon after, but died at the scene despite the CPR efforts of paramedics and a rescue helicopter landing on the road outside to take her to hospital. 

Senior Sergeant Mick Buckley said while officers had only just begun investigations, it appeared the woman became trapped under the van after a male driver accidentally accelerated forward.

"We're just trying to piece together the series of events," he said. 

UPDATE 11.20am: Forensic police officers are investigating a Sunshine Coast property where a woman died this morning after she was trapped underneath a vehicle. 

Officers at the scene are speaking with residents and taking photos in the garage area and driveway of a home on Witta's Curramore Rd, believed to be the scene of the tragedy. 

Emergency crews rushed to the home this morning, and found the woman trapped under a vehicle. 

She was freed about 8.45am and paramedics immediately began CPR, with the woman in a critical condition. 

A rescue helicopter landed at the scene, but the woman died before she could be stabilised enough for transport to hospital. 

UPDATE 9.50am: A woman has died at the scene after becoming trapped underneath a vehicle in a Sunshine Coast hinterland suburb. 

Emergency crews rushed to Curramore Rd, Witta this morning, and worked to free the woman by 8.45am as a rescue helicopter was called in. 

The scene where a woman was trapped underneath a car in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.
The scene where a woman was trapped underneath a car in the Sunshine Coast hinterland. 7 News

Paramedics then began CPR as the woman remained in a critical condition, but she died at the scene. 

Police confirmed the victim was a female, despite reports from the scene of a male patient. 

UPDATE 9.20am: Paramedics have confirmed a Sunshine Coast motorist who was trapped underneath a car is in a critical condition. 

A rescue helicopter has landed, but paramedics are still working to save the life of the person before they can be taken to hospital.

The scene is unfolding on Curramore Rd, Witta, where emergency crews arrived to find the person trapped under the vehicle.  

BREAKING 9am: A rescue helicopter has been called in as paramedics perform CPR on a person who was trapped underneath a car on a Sunshine Coast hinterland road.

Paramedics, firefighters and police officers are at the scene on Curramore Rd, Witta, after arriving to find the motorist underneath the vehicle.

Emergency crews leapt into action to free the person by 8.45am, and paramedics are continuing efforts to save the their life with CPR. 

A rescue helicopter that was circling the scene has just landed in the area.

More to come.


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