The rescue chopper had to be called in, after a serious crash in the Gold Coast hinterland overnight.
Emergency services were called to Tamborine Mountain Road just after 8.00pm, following reports of a single car crash.
On arrival, it appeared a car had crashed into a tree on the side of the road, with the driver suffering serious injuries.
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They briefly assessed the person for leg and abdominal injuries, before the rescue helicopter arrived.
They were then flown to Princess Alexandra Hospital in a stable condition.