ROAD CLOSED: Emergency services are at the scene of a crash on the Bunya Hwy north of Wondai.
ROAD CLOSED: Emergency services are at the scene of a crash on the Bunya Hwy north of Wondai. Tessa Mapstone

One injured in highway collision

UPDATE 4:00pm A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesperson said the patient transferred to Nambour was in a stable condition.

"One female patient was taken in a stable condition to Kingaroy Hospital with back pain," the spokesperson said.

"An elderly male patient was flown by helicopter to Nambour Hospital in a stable condition with a fractured arm and leg lacerations."

UPDATE 2:50pm A CareFlight spokesperson said an injured person was transferred from the scene in a statement.

"The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter flew to the scene of the crash on the Bunya Highway, 5km between Wondai and Murgon just before 1pm today.

The chopper flew one patient back to the Sunshine Coast CareFlight base where the patient was then transported by road ambulance to Nambour General Hospital, due to weather.

The CareFlight medical team accompanied the patient in the ambulance."

Road detours have been removed from the crash site. 

UPDATE: 2:35pm Queensland Police said a detour is in place at the scene and the Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

Original Report

A VAN and truck have collided outside of Wondai leading to one injury this morning.

Kingaroy Fire and Emergency Services area commander Bruce Groer said the crash occurred on the outskirts of Wondai.

"It was about two kilometres from Wondai towards Murgon, not far from the Proston turn off," Mr Groer said.

Emergency personal were alerted to the crash just past 11am.

He said it appeared a van had collided with a truck on the highway.

"The driver of the van appears to have serious injuries and was removed from the vehicle by QAS personal with hydraulic cutting gear," he said.

The truck driver was not injured.

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