WATCH: Dramatic scenes that closed Warrego Hwy

LATEST: Repeated calls for footage of a horrific Warrego Hwy crash which left a man clinging to life have gone unanswered.

Police are still piecing together how a car and a semi-trailer truck collided in the east-bound lanes of the busy highway at College View about 2.30pm on Monday.

A NSW man, 64, remains in a critical but stable condition in a Brisbane hospital after he was airlifted from the scene of the crash late that afternoon.

Initial inquiries suggest a red Holden Commodore wagon was travelling east on the Warrego Hwy when it collided with a truck which was also headed east.

The scene of the crash on the Warrego Hwy at College View.
The scene of the crash on the Warrego Hwy at College View. 7 News Toowoomba

The 46-year-old male truck driver had to be restrained at the scene of the crash and was treated for shock after the harrowing incident.

The Forensic Crash Unit is continuing its investigations into the incident and appealed for anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact Crime Stoppers.

Police also appealed for any dash-cam footage of the incident to be handed over as part of the investigation.

Contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

 

A 65-year-old man was air lifted to Brisbane after being involved in a crash with a truck on the Warrego Highway in College View.
A 65-year-old man was air lifted to Brisbane after being involved in a crash with a truck on the Warrego Highway in College View. Lachlan Mcivor

 

TUESDAY, 10AM: Police are investigating a serious traffic crash between a car and truck that occurred at College View yesterday afternoon.

Initial investigations indicate around 2.30pm, a red Holden Commodore wagon was travelling east on the Warrego Highway when it collided with a truck which was also headed east. The crash happened near the intersection of Villis Road.

The driver of the car, a New South Wales man in his sixties, was transported to hospital suffering serious injuries.

The 46-year-old truck driver was uninjured.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the incident.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has relevant dashcam footage of either vehicle to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Paramedics treating a man seriously hurt in a crash between a car and truck in the Lockyer Valley.
Paramedics treating a man seriously hurt in a crash between a car and truck in the Lockyer Valley. 7 News Toowoomba

 

UPDATE 4PM: The Warrego Highway is blocked as a chopper lands to take a critically injured man to hospital.

A truck and car collided at the intersection of the highway and Villis Rd at College View about 2.30pm, leaving a man with life-threatening injuries.

The crash is on the east-bound lanes, and motorists are urged to take caution.

 

BREAKING: The Rescue 500 chopper has been called to airlift a seriously injured man from a crash on the Warrego Hwy this afternoon.

A truck and car collided on the east-bound lanes near the intersection of Villis Rd at College View, just outside of Gatton, about 2.30pm.

Queensland Ambulance Service says one patient is seriously injured and will be airlifted to hospital.


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