Queensland highway crash

A boy and a woman have been taken to hospital after a serious crash near St George. Courtesy:Supplied/News.com.au

A teenage boy is fighting for his life and five others have been injured in a crash on a rural Queensland highway overnight.

The group, all from the St George and Harlaxton area was travelling southbound on the Carnarvon Highway, 55 kilometres south of Surat when their Toyota LandCruiser came off the road shortly before 6pm on Sunday.

The teenage boy was flown to Brisbane’s Lady Cilento Childrens Hospital in a critical condition with a head injury, while the 31-year-old female driver was also flown to Brisbane, for treatment at the Princess Alexandra Hospital for head, neck and arm injuries.

A 16-year-old girl, 17-year-old boy, 18-year-old woman and a 43-year-old man were also injured and were all taken to St George Hospital with minor injuries.

OVERNIGHT: A teenage boy and a woman are fighting for their lives and four other people have been injured after a car rolled on the Carnarvon Hwy, west of Brisbane.

Emergency services were called to the crash between Surat and St George just before 6pm on Sunday.

The 15-year-old boy and the 30-year-old woman are both in a critical condition after suffering serious chest injuries.

The teenager is set to be flown to Brisbane by helicopter, while the woman is expected to travel to St George Hospital by ambulance before also being flown to Brisbane by the Royal Flying Doctor Service, the spokesman said.

The four other occupants of the car suffered minor injuries and were taken to St George Hospital.

Source: https://www.news.com.au/national/queensland/news/boy-woman-critically-injured-in-highway-crash/news-story/d21493833723accb3dfd56162545c531