Police investigate Nanango head-on collision

Emergency services at the crash scene at Nanango: Courtesy RACQ LifeFlight Rescue

By Neesha Sinnya

A head-on collision on Tuesday afternoon at 2.54pm has resulted in two women and an infant being airlifted from the scene at South Nanango.

The Queensland Police Service are now investigating the serious traffic crash and have reported the Forensic Crash Unit Officers have commenced investigations into the crash.

Paramedics tended to two women and an infant at the scene before two helicopters airlifted them to hospitals in Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast.

The RACQ Life Flight aeromedical team was sent to the scene on Nanango Tarong Road and Hazeldean Road just after 3pm on Tuesday, 12 January.

Queensland Police reported that a 23-year-old woman, the driver of the dark grey vehicle, was airlifted to the Royal Brisbane Hospital for treatment. She was airlifted with an infant who had been in the car, but showed no visible injuries.

An RACQ Life Flight representative said that the driver of the blue sedan, a 24-year-old woman, was airlifted to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a serious but stable condition. She was under the care of an RACQ Life Flight Rescue Critical Care Doctor and a Queensland Ambulance Service Flight Paramedic.

A 38-year-old male passenger was also provided first aid at the crash scene by paramedics.

Queensland Ambulance Service paramedics, Queensland Police Service officers and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services personnel were all called to the scene. A Brisbane-based Queensland Government Air helicopter also attended the incident.