Police and paramedics enter the Lifestyle Supports property at Diddillibah after a 29-year-old man was seriously injured when a ute crashed into water.
Police and paramedics enter the Lifestyle Supports property at Diddillibah after a 29-year-old man was seriously injured when a ute crashed into water.

‘Tragic’: Man trapped in deep water crash fights for life

A 29-year-old man has suffered life-threatening injuries after he became trapped in a ute that crashed into water at Lifestyle Supports' Diddillibah property.

He was taken to Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a critical condition after the "tragic" incident at the disability support facility about 2pm on Sunday.

A police spokesman said a 21-year-old man was driving the ute around the Eudlo Flats Rd property with two passengers on-board before they crashed into the "deep body of water".

Flash flooding wreaks havoc in peak-hour washout

Young man killed in wet weather crash tragedy

Acting Superintendent Jason Overland described the incident as tragic.

"There is a lot of sensitivity around this," Act Supt Overland said.

A man in his 20s is in a critical condition after the car he was in crashed into a dam.
A man in his 20s is in a critical condition after the car he was in crashed into a dam.

The driver and a 19-year-old man in the front passenger seat were able to get out of the ute before it completely submerged.

The 29 year old in the back seat was trapped for a short time before he was pulled out through the rear window.

Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

The Daily has reached out to Lifestyle Supports for comment.


Darling Downs driver sprung 50km/h over speed limit in Dalby

Premium Content Darling Downs driver sprung 50km/h over speed limit in Dalby

Dalby police observed the 31-year-old gunning it along Hospital Rd, being clocked...

SHOCK TREND: ‘Wrong sex’ bubs aborted

Premium Content SHOCK TREND: ‘Wrong sex’ bubs aborted

Qld parents are aborting babies that are not their preferred gender

Suicide prevention programs coming to Western Downs

Premium Content Suicide prevention programs coming to Western Downs

Regional communities in the Western and Darling Downs will have the opportunity to...