Police and paramedics enter the Lifestyle Supports property at Diddillibah after a 29-year-old man was seriously injured when a ute crashed into water.
Police and paramedics enter the Lifestyle Supports property at Diddillibah after a 29-year-old man was seriously injured when a ute crashed into water.

‘Tragic’: Man trapped in deep water crash fights for life

A 29-year-old man has suffered life-threatening injuries after he became trapped in a ute that crashed into water at Lifestyle Supports' Diddillibah property.

He was taken to Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a critical condition after the "tragic" incident at the disability support facility about 2pm on Sunday.

A police spokesman said a 21-year-old man was driving the ute around the Eudlo Flats Rd property with two passengers on-board before they crashed into the "deep body of water".

Flash flooding wreaks havoc in peak-hour washout

Young man killed in wet weather crash tragedy

Acting Superintendent Jason Overland described the incident as tragic.

"There is a lot of sensitivity around this," Act Supt Overland said.

A man in his 20s is in a critical condition after the car he was in crashed into a dam.
A man in his 20s is in a critical condition after the car he was in crashed into a dam.

The driver and a 19-year-old man in the front passenger seat were able to get out of the ute before it completely submerged.

The 29 year old in the back seat was trapped for a short time before he was pulled out through the rear window.

Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

The Daily has reached out to Lifestyle Supports for comment.


‘High alert’: Road fears for school kids in hinterland town

Premium Content ‘High alert’: Road fears for school kids in hinterland town

Parents fear for kids' safety after reports of surge in truck traffic

Roadside tribute marks second rider’s death in fortnight

Premium Content Roadside tribute marks second rider’s death in fortnight

Roadside floral tribute a stark reminder of growing road toll

Heart attack research breakthrough

Premium Content Heart attack research breakthrough

New research may lead to gender-based therapies for heart disease