Bruce Hwy: Teen hospitalised, woman dies after serious crash
Update Sunday: A WOMAN has died and a Brisbane teenager was trapped in the wreckage of a car after a horror accident on the Bruce Highway yesterday.
The woman, whose age is still not known, was believed to be the grandmother of the 14-year-old boy travelling in the car.
She was declared deceased at the scene.
The 14-year-old boy from Boondall and a female driver were travelling south in a Toyota Landcruiser just after midday when the vehicle left the road and crashed into a creek bed about 3km south of the Kalarka Road House, near St Lawrence.
He was trapped in the car for more than an hour and suffered a broken arm and other injuries and is in a stable condition, a RACQ CQ spokeswoman said.
Three ambulances attended the crash as well as the rescue helicopter. The Brisbane teenager was airlifted to Mackay Base Hospital and arrived about 3.30pm.
Earlier: A TEENAGER is being airlifted to Mackay Base Hospital in a stable condition.
The 14-year-old was trapped for more than an hour in a smashed car, near Clairview, a spokeswoman for RACQ CQ Rescue said.
He suffered a broken arm and other injuries and is in a stable condition.
Earlier: A WOMAN has died after a single vehicle crash south of Mackay.
Police say around 1pm a vehicle left the road and rolled while travelling on the Bruce Highway between Saint Lawrence and Clairview.
A woman was declared deceased at the scene, while a 14-year-old boy remains trapped.
The RACQ CQ Rescue helicopter has just arrived on scene.
The Forensic Crash Unit will investigate.
Earlier: DELAYS are expected on the Bruce Hwy following a serious traffic crash.
Emergency Services were called to the crash at Clairview just before 1pm.
It is understood a woman has suffered life threatening injuries while a 14-year-old boy remains trapped in the vehicle, a Queensland Ambulance Spokesman said.
One ambulance is currently on scene but an additional two are en route. RACQ-CQ Rescue Helicopter is also en route.
More to come.