String of crashes leaves 7 in hospital in less than 24 hours
A YOUNG man injured in a single-vehicle rollover at Cedar Pocket this morning was the latest in a string of crashes across the region in the past 24 hours.
The vehicle the man was travelling in crashed on Beenham Valley Rd about 6.30am this morning.
Paramedics planned to take him to Gympie hospital with a suspected hand fracture.
Meanwhile a multi-vehicle crash reported by the Department of Transport and Main Roads on the Bruce Hwy at Palmview was expected to affect northbound traffic.
Overnight a man received a head injury and suffered chest pain in a single-vehicle crash at Gheerulla.
The man's vehicle crashed head-on into a pole on Cedar Creek Rd about 8.30pm.
He was taken to Nambour General Hospital in a stable condition.
Earlier in the evening three men were treated at the scene of a crash on Nicklin Way, Bokarina.
It was understood a white Holden Commodore collided with a white Toyota Hilux dual cab ute.
One man received a laceration to the head and was treated with spinal precautions. Another man had chest and abdominal injuries. Both were taken to Nambour General Hospital in a stable condition.
About 5.15pm paramedics were called to a two-vehicle crash at West Woombye, with reports one vehicle was on its roof. Two people were injured in the crash and taken to hospital.
Two more people were assessed by paramedics at Karawatha Dr, Mountain Creek about 4.30pm in a collision involving a car and a pedestrian.
One of the patients was taken to hospital.