Head-on collision leaves woman with life-threatening injury

A WOMAN was flown to Cairns Base Hospital with life-threatening injuries following a two-vehicle crash at Kuranda yesterday.

Preliminary information indicates that a head-on collision occurred between two vehicles travelling along the Kennedy Highway, between Speewah Road and Cardinia Boulevarde, around 3.20pm.

The driver of one of the vehicles, a 37-year-old woman, sustained serious internal injuries after her car spun off the roadway following the collision and collided with a tree.

She remains in the Cairns Base Hospital.

The male driver and female passenger of the second vehicle, aged 51 and 67 respectively, were not injured.

Investigations by the Forensic Crash Unit continue.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.

Topics:  critical injuries

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