A head-on crash involving a mini-bus and a car that occurred west of Tamborine, near Brisbane in Queensland on Sunday morning left two people in critical condition and seventeen others hospitalized.
According to report, paramedics, as well as two rescue helicopters, were called to the scene of the collision on Mundooun Road that left both drivers trapped in their vehicles for about an hour around 10.19am.
Both driver were extricated from their vehicles by Queensland Fire and Emergency Services and airlifted to the hospital in life threatening condition.
The 20-year-old female driver who sustained multiple traumatic injuries was airlifted by LifeFlight to Gold Coast University Hospital. While the male minibus driver was airlifted to Princess Alexandria hospital.
According to Queensland Ambulance Service, nine patients, including a woman that sustained chest injury were transported by road to Princess Alexandra hospital. While eight patient in stable condition were transported to Logan hospital.
Three others patients with minor injuries were treated on the scene of the crash.
Steve Clarke, Queensland ambulance senior operations supervisor said all passengers were wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident. The injuries they sustained mostly were bloody noses, scratches and bruises from broken glass.