Woman airlifted after collision near Dunolly

Maryborough SES members had to cut a woman aged in her 60s from a vehicle following a collision on the Maryborough-Dunolly Road on Wednesday afternoon. The woman was airlifted to the Alfred Hospital in a stable condition.

A woman in her 60s was airlifted to hospital on Wednesday following a two-vehicle collision just outside of Dunolly.

A portion of the Maryborough-Dunolly Road was closed to traffic after emergency services were called to the scene of the collision at 4.45 pm on Wednesday.

While investigations are ongoing as to the exact cause of the crash, it’s believed the driver of a Mazda, a woman aged in her 60s, was attempting to do a U-turn in front of a utility when the accident occurred.

The driver of the utility, a man aged in his 40s, escaped uninjured, while the female driver of the Mazda, needed to be freed from her vehicle by Maryborough SES members.

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