The scene of a single-vehicle crash on the Bruce Highway south of Gympie on Thursday night. Photos: Frances Klein
The scene of a single-vehicle crash on the Bruce Highway south of Gympie on Thursday night. Photos: Frances Klein

UPDATE: Police investigating after man flees Bruce Hwy crash

POLICE are investigating one of two crashes on the Bruce Highway at Kybong Thursday night, which reportedly involved a man fleeing the scene of a serious wreck.

READ MORE: Man flees crash site after car totalled on highway

The scene of a single-vehicle crash on the Bruce Highway south of Gympie on Thursday night. Photos: Frances Klein
The scene of a single-vehicle crash on the Bruce Highway south of Gympie on Thursday night. Photos: Frances Klein

Reports emerged after 10pm Thursday night that a man had reportedly fled the scene of a serious crash on the Bruce Highway near Kybong, while another person remained behind.

A Queensland Police Service spokesman said yesterday that investigations into that crash, believed to have involved one vehicle, were ongoing, and it was believed the driver of the vehicle had fled the scene following the accident.

The scene of a single-vehicle crash on the Bruce Highway south of Gympie on Thursday night. Photos: Frances Klein
The scene of a single-vehicle crash on the Bruce Highway south of Gympie on Thursday night. Photos: Frances Klein

The Queensland Ambulance Service this morning revealed there had been two incidents on the Bruce Highway at Kybong Thursday night, one a single-vehicle crash and the other a two-vehicle crash.

QAS reported a male patient was taken to Gympie Hospital with neck and back pain in a stable condition following the single-vehicle crash, while another man was transported to the same hospital, also in a stable condition, with a head injury following a two-vehicle crash on the highway at 10.19pm.

The police spokesman said the two crashes were unrelated.

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