Girl, 17, stable after car crash

A 17-YEAR-OLD girl is in a serious but stable condition after a car crash at Springsure on Saturday morning when she was thrown through the windscreen.

Police said initial investigations had suggested the driver lost control of the vehicle about 11.20am when it veered off Arcturus Rd, 15km from Springsure, and rolled over numerous times. RACQ Capricorn Rescue helicopter aircrew officer Brad Nagy said two girls were found minutes later by a passing driver who called emergency services.

Mr Nagy said they were called out to the accident and on arrival a paramedic took charge to stabilise both the 17-year-old and a 16-year-old girl for the flight.

The 17-year old received had head injuries, a broken left forearm, suspected internal bleeding and several minor lacerations and was taken to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital yesterdayJune 18 where she remains in a serious but stable condition.

The 16-year-old received serious injuries, including minor lacerations and suspected spinal injuries, and minor lacerations, and is in a stable condition at Rockhampton Hospital.

Mr Nagy said the 17-year-old was "extremely agitated" during the flight but both patients were taken to the Rockhampton Hospital without experiencing any further complications.

The forensic crash unit is investigating.

Meanwhile, in Rockhampton, two people were taken to hospital after two cars collided when one of them allegedly failed to give way at the intersection of Albert and Bolsover Sts in Rockhampton on Saturday.

About 5.40pm police, ambulance and fire crews were called to the crash.

Two people were taken to the Rockhampton Hospital as a precautionary measure.

and It is not believed anyone no one was seriously injured.

One driver was issued an infringement notice for failing to give way at an intersection with a green light but no green arrow. 



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