Driver critical, passenger seriously injured after ute hits tree

A YOUNG man is fighting for his life in hospital and his mate is in a serious condition following a horror crash in Brisbane overnight.

The man’s Subaru Brumby ute smashed into a tree on Wright Street in Carindale around 8.20pm.

The 27-year-old man behind the wheel of the ute and his 28-year-old male passenger were extremely lucky to escape with their lives.


The driver suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to Princess Alexandra Hospital where he remains today, in a critical condition.

His passenger was taken to the same hospital in a serious condition, police said.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Anyone with any information that could assist police with their investigation is urged to come forward.

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