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Toddler fighting for life after car rolls

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A toddler is fighting for life after a serious crash on the Sunshine Coast. Picture: 7News

A toddler is fighting for life after a serious single-vehicle crash on the Sunshine Coast.

Emergency services were called to the corner of Lamington Terrace and Panorama Drive at Nambour just after 6.30pm on Wednesday following reports a car had rolled.

Upon arrival, a two-year-old boy was located inside the grey 2005 Mazda 3 with life threatening injuries.

He was first treated at the scene by paramedics before it was determined he needed urgent medical treatment in Brisbane, according to a statement from RACQ LifeFlight rescue.

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A 2-year-old boy is fighting for life after a car rolled on Panorama Drive in Nambour. Picture: Facebook

“The doctor decided to intubate the child on the road to the airport to stabilise him and control his airway better,” he said.

He flown to Brisbane for the treatment of “quite significant” internal head injuries, Queensland Ambulance Service operations supervisor Leighton Allen told 7 NEWS.

A critical care doctor and QAS flight paramedic cared for him during the rescue chopper flight.

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He was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious head injuries. Picture: LifeFlight

He remains in a critical condition at Queensland’s Children Hospital.

The driver, a 26-year-old Woombye woman, is currently assisting police with investigations.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

Witnesses or anyone who may have seen the vehicle in the Nambour area just prior to the crash, are urged to contact police.