The crash scene at Glastonbury, west of Gympie.
The crash scene at Glastonbury, west of Gympie. Contributed

Car lands on its side in front yard

UPDATE 2.14PM: An elderly Dalby couple had to be cut free from their car at Glastonbury on Sunday after it went out of control it flipped onto its side and went through a fence into the front yard of a property on the Gympie Woolooga Road.

A man aged 80 was airlifted to Royal Brisbane Hospital and is now in a serious but stable condition.

His wife, aged 76, was transported by ambulance to the Nambour Hospital in a less serious condition.

They both suffered chest injuries.

There were only two people treated at the scene, not four as emergency services earlier reported. 

EARLIER: TWO people were trapped in their car after it rolled and landed on its side in the front yard of a home.

The accident happened at Glastonbury, west of Gympie, just before 10am Sunday and the Sunshine Coast's RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was called in to help with the rescue operation.

Gympie Ambulance Station officer in charge Wayne Sachs said four people have been treated on the scene at a serious crash on the remote Gympie Woolooga Road at Glastonbury,  just west of Gympie.

One patient, a man in his late 70s, suffered chest and spinal injuries and was airlifted to the Royal Brisbane Hospital after being airlifted form the site.

Another has been airlifted  to Nambour Hospital in an unknown condition, and two others have been taken to Gympie Hospital in a stable condition.

Gympie Ambulance Station officer in charge Wayne Sachs said there were no other details available at this stage.


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