A 44-YEAR-OLD woman has been critically injured during a traffic incident in Middlemount overnight.
At around 1.30am, the woman, who was a passenger in a utility, fell from the vehicle while travelling along the Fitzroy Development Road.
She was transported to Dysart Hospital, before being airlifted to Townsville Hospital.
The 35-year-old man who was driving the vehicle is currently assisting police with their enquiries.
The circumstances around the incident are being investigated by police.