CRASH: A car has crashed down an embankment on the Cunningham Highway.
CRASH: A car has crashed down an embankment on the Cunningham Highway. David Nielsen

Chopper on scene for woman trapped in crash

UPDATE 8.45pm: A LifeFlight helicopter is on scene at Tregony where a woman has been freed from a vehicle after it crashed down an embankment.

A spokeswoman from Queensland Fire and Emergency Services said the woman had been extricated from the vehicle, after she became trapped in the single-vehicle crash on the Cunningham Highway.

The woman has suffered significant injuries and will be flown to hospital to receive treatment.

A spokesman from Queensland Ambulance Services said it was unknown at that stage which hospital the woman would be taken to.

The man she was travelling with will be transported to Warwick Hospital.

The spokesman said he suffered broken ribs in the crash.

Emergency services were called to the scene, about 40km from Warwick, just after 7pm.

QLDTraffic still advise lanes are blocked in both directions on the highway and warn drivers delays are expected.

UPDATE 8.05pm: EMERGENCY services are working to free a woman from a vehicle that crashed down an embankment on the Cunningham Highway.

A spokeswoman from Queensland Fire and Emergency Services confirmed the woman was trapped following the crash.

She was travelling with a man when the vehicle they were driving in crashed just after 7pm.

Emergency services were called to the scene at Tregony at 7.06pm.

The spokeswoman said the extent of the woman's injuries were unknown at that stage.

QLDTraffic have now advised all lanes of the highway are blocked in both directions at the scene of the crash.

Drivers have been warned to expect delays.

INITIAL 7.40pm: Emergency services are at the scene of a single-vehicle crash on the Cunningham Highway at Tregony.

A spokeswoman from Queensland Fire and Emergency Services said a car had crashed down an embankment.

Crews were called to the scene, about 40km outside Warwick, at 7.06pm.

The spokeswoman could not yet confirm whether anyone was trapped inside the vehicle.

QLDTraffic has posted a notice on their website advising drivers that lanes may be reduced near Tregony.

As of 7.43pm, it stated no delays were expected but drivers should proceed with caution.



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