Man injured after two vehicle crash on the Mount Lindesay Highway at Veresdale

CRASH: A two car accident on the Mount Lindesay Highway has caused a traffic jam in both directions at Veresdale.
CRASH: A two car accident on the Mount Lindesay Highway has caused a traffic jam in both directions at Veresdale.

Update, 5pm:

A man injured in a two vehicle traffic crash on the Mount Lindesay Highway at Veresdale has been taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

The man suffered leg injuries and was accompanied by a critical care paramedic for the trip to hospital.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services crew remains on scene.

No update from police on road conditions but traffic was still backed up in both directions at 4.30pm.

Earlier:

EMERGENCY services are attending the scene of a two vehicle crash on the Mount Lindesay Highway this afternoon.

The accident happened near Caswell Road and Worendo Street.

A spokeswoman for Queensland Fire and Emergency Services said three crews had responded to the incident, with the first arriving about 4.05pm

Firefighters used hydraulic cutting tools to free a man who was trapped in his vehicle.

Queensland Ambulance Service paramedics are currently treating the man for leg injuries, said a QAS spokeswoman.

The Queensland Police Service have advised motorists that the Mount Lindesay Highway is blocked in both directions.

More to come.