Easter long weekend crash leaves Peak Crossing man in critical condition

AN 18-YEAR-OLD man was taken to hospital in a critical condition after colliding with a truck at Peak Crossing last week.

Paramedics were called to a car and truck crash about 6pm on Warrill View Peak Crossing Road on April 13.

The 18-year-old driver, from Peak Crossing, suffered significant injuries and was airlifted in a critical condition to Princess Alexandra Hospital.

A 56-year-old Harrisville truck driver with minor injuries was transported in a stable condition to Ipswich Hospital.

A passenger in the truck had no injuries and declined transport to hospital.

Warrill View Peak Crossing Road was closed to traffic for several hours and diversions were in place.

Investigations into the crash are ongoing.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or saw the vehicles prior to the crash are urged to contact Harrisville Police Station.