Police are investigating an accident which occurred on the Warrego Hwy near Shaw Road at Hatton Vale last night.
Police are investigating an accident which occurred on the Warrego Hwy near Shaw Road at Hatton Vale last night.

Two seriously injured after Hatton Vale car crash

Police are investigating yet another serious crash on a Warrego Highway junction, when two vehicles collided last night in the Hatton Vale area.

Preliminary information indicates that at around 7.40pm, a utility and a car collided at the intersection of the Warrego Highway and Shaw Road.

The female driver of the car, aged 20 and the female front seat passenger aged 34 were airlifted to Brisbane with the passenger listed as being in a critical condition. The rear seat female passenger sustained minor injuries.

The 52-year-old male passenger of the utility was transported to hospital. The 48-year-old female driver was not injured.

There are reports that it took emergency service teams two hours to pull one of the women from the wreckage.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the incident.

The manager of the nearby Hatton Vale Motel said they were first on the scene of the accident.

"We are 100 metres away and I was talking to a guest when I heard the noise of the accident," Rob, the manager, said.

"I had just put out the no vacancy sign and hadn't got back to the office when it happened."

They offered assistance at the scene until emergency services arrived.

The manager said the weather was dry at the time of the accident.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers 24 hours a day.


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