Learner driver in serious state after Gympie rollover
UPDATE 10.30am Monday:
A TEENAGE learner driver was airlifted to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital after veering off the side of Rammutt Rd at Chatsworth early this morning.
The boy, aged 16, was the only person in the car when another road user happened upon the crash about 5.30am, a Gympie police spokesman said.
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The car had rolled and slid along the bitumen landing face up, the Gympie officer said.
The driver is thought to have suffered a serious head injury, according to a Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman, and was airflited by RACQ Lifeflight from Archery Park just after 7.30am.
The incident is still under investigation, the Gympie police spokesman said.
A PATIENT is being airlifted to hospital in a serious but stable condition following a single-vehicle rollover at Chatsworth this morning.
Emergency crews and a rescue helicopter responded to the incident at 5:30am along Rammutt Road and Overlander Avenue.
The patient is being assessed for a head injury.
More to follow.