Woman critically injured in highway crash

A WOMAN is fighting for life in hospital following a shocking crash west of Brisbane.

Police said the 25-year-old woman was riding a motorcycle east along the Warrego Highway at Helidon when tragedy struck about 5.30 am on Friday.

It’s understood the motorcycle collided with a vehicle that entered the highway from a rest area.


The female rider sustained life-threatening injuries in the collision and was transported by ambulance to Toowoomba Base Hospital in a critical condition.

The 48-year-old woman who was driving the car was not injured.

Any members of the public who witnessed the incident or who have relevant dash-cam footage are urged to come forward and contact police.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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