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30 March, 2021

Multi-vehicle crash near Duaringa

Emergency services are currently on scene to a two-vehicle crash on the Capricorn Highway.

By Morgan Burley

Emergency Services are on scene of a two-vehicle crash. PHOTO: File.

UPDATE 1.20PM: Capricorn Highway has reopened to traffic in both lanes.

EMERGENCY services have been called to a traffic accident this morning on the Capricorn Highway about 2km east of Duaringa.

The two-vehicle accident between a car and truck was called in at about 10.34am this morning.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesperson said a man in his 30s has a minor head injury and some back pain. He is currently being treated with spinal precautions.

The female occupant of the vehicle has reportedly suffered no injuries.

The truck driver is also reportedly uninjured.

Emergency services remain on scene, and a rescue helicopter has been tasked to the incident.

The highway is currently closed in both directions and motorists are advised to avoid the area where possible.

More to come.

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