Person reported trapped on highway

A fire crew from Stanthorpe head to a three vehicle crash at Dalveen.
A fire crew from Stanthorpe head to a three vehicle crash at Dalveen. Matthew Purcell


ONE PERSON has been freed from a three vehicle crash on the New England Highway after been trapped in the cabin of a truck.

Emergency services were called to the scene involving two trucks and a car at Crystal Mountain Rd around 12:30pm.

The man trapped in had to be extracted from the car and is believed to have serious injuries. 

Hydraulic cutting tools were used to free the persons legs from the vehicle. A rescue helicopter has arrived to transported them to Warwick hospital. 

The four people from the other vehicles are believed to have minor injuries.  

A Queensland Police spokesperson said the road will be block for an uncertain amount of time.

Emergency services are assisting with traffic. 



A PERSON has been reportedly trapped in a three vehicle accident involving two semi-trailers on the New England Highway at Dalveen.

Emergency crews are at the scene near Crystal Mountain Rd where one person is trapped and anticipated to have serious injuries.

A Queensland Ambulance Spokesperson said the two other drivers appear to have minor injuries.

A rescue helicopter has been sent to the incident.

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