Firies free woman from crash wreckage at major roundabout
FIREFIGHTERS have freed a woman aged in her 40s after a car came off Tanby Rd and into a ditch.
Emergency services received reports of the crash at the roundabout, which intersects Yeppoon Rd, about 6.50am.
They arrived on scene soon after to find the woman still in the vehicle.
The initial report came through the woman had crashed into a power pole, however emergency services have not reported and lines down or disruptions to power.
The Queensland Fire and Emergency Services report the woman was encapsulated, so firefighters removed the door to get to the patient.
"They started doing that 7.15am, took two minutes to get to the patient," a QFES spokesman said.
"Once they made entry they put patient in the hands of ambulance officers.
"At 7.20am the patient was loaded into an Ambulance and taken to Yeppoon Hospital."
The Queensland Ambulance Service said the woman suffered neck pain upon initial assessment.
Three QFES have since left scene after checking for diesel and fuel leaks, and making the area safe.