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LifeFlight airlifts three after Fraser Island rollover

12.40PM: TWO RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopters have been tasked this morning to a single-vehicle crash north of Eurong Creek, Fraser Island.

The Toyota 4WD involved in the accident belongs to a Fraser Island sight-seeing 'tag-along' company, and contained eight International visitors.

The vehicle was part of a convoy, which was heading south on 75 Mile Beach, when the driver lost control. This resulted in a vehicle rollover that left three people, including the driver, injured.

The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to the scene at 8:34am to airlift the driver, who was in the most serious condition, suffering suspected head, neck and chest injuries.

A woman was treated at the scene by the crew and Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) paramedics before being airlifted to Nambour Hospital in a stable condition.

The Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was sent to the scene at 9:50am to airlift the two remaining passengers who suffered injuries.

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The other patients were a Swedish man who suffered suspected neck injuries and a European woman who suffered a suspected knee injury.

Both patients were treated by the crew and QAS paramedics at the scene and were transported to Hervey Bay Hospital in a stable condition.

8.15AM: A helicopter is en route to the scene of a single-vehicle rollover at Fraser Island.

Queensland Ambulance Service received a call about the incident at 7.38am.

A QAS spokeswoman confirmed crews were at the scene.

Police were unable to provide details about the crash, but confirmed they were also responding to the incident.

 

EARLIER: EMERGENCY services are responding to a vehicle rollover on Fraser Island.

Queensland Ambulance Service received a call about the incident at 7.38am.

A QAS spokeswoman confirmed crews were at the scene.

Police were unable to provide details about the crash, but confirmed they were also responding to the incident.

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