Paramedics, firefighters, SES volunteers and police worked together to free the woman.
Paramedics, firefighters, SES volunteers and police worked together to free the woman. Trevor Veale

Elderly woman trapped as car rolls 150m down embankment

MULTIPLE emergency services crews worked together to free an elderly woman from her car after the vehicle rolled 150m down an embankment last night

Paramedics were called about 6.50pm to reports of a roll over on Curramore Road, Curramore.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesman said a woman in her 70s had complaints of neck pain and an arm injury. She was transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokesman said the vehicle had rolled off an embankment due to fog and the woman had to be freed from the car.

Eighteen firefighters, 11 SES volunteers, four paramedics and a number of police officers worked together to free the woman from the vehicle.

A QFES spokesman said crews set up vertical rescue ropes to make access to the patient, secured her to a stretcher and used a control line to lift her to an ambulance vehicle.

There were no reports of other passengers.


Exploration in Surat Basin

Exploration in Surat Basin

Armour Energy to begin prospecting.

Meatworks a step closer

Meatworks a step closer

Feasibility update plan to go ahead.

Musicians strike the right note

Musicians strike the right note

Chinchilla students take to the stage with the QSO.

Local Partners